The Lowdown Youth Counselling Information and Advice Service

Contact details

The Lowdown Youth Counselling Information and Advice Service
3 Kingswell Street
(Off Gold Street)

Public phone: 01604 634385


Website URL:

General information

Service offered: Counselling, information, advice and practical help for young people aged 12-25. Counselling available by telephone and in person. Training and consultation. Free condoms, chlamydia screening and pregnancy testing. Outreach services. Training and consultancy.

Target group: Young people aged 12-25.

Area served: Northampton.

How to contact: Call in, phone or contact for an appointment.


Monday: 12 noon - 3pm, 4pm - 7pm (Drop in service)

Tuesday: 4pm - 7pm (Drop in service)

Wednesday: 12 noon - 3pm, 4pm - 7pm (Drop in service)

Thursday: 4pm - 7pm (Drop in service)

Friday: 4pm - 7pm (Drop in service)

Weekends: Saturday 10am - 4pm (Drop in service)

Office Hours: Mon-Fri 9.30am – 5pm


Wheelchair access: Yes - full

Accessible toilets: Yes

Access notes: Ground floor adapted, with ramps, bells at wheelchair height, adapted WC. Some information available in Braille, large print and on tape.

Other information

Languages other than English: Access to interpreters.

Charity number: 801886

Year established: 1989

Staffing: 4 full time, 2 part time + 50 volunteers.

Public transport: Bus station - 5 minutes walk. Train station - 10 minutes walk.

Record last checked: 22 August 2016

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