Community Services

This page is dedicated to some of the amazing services, and resources, you can access across Northamptonshire

If you are part of a group who supports LGBT+ people in Northamptonshire please let us know:

If you're looking for a social or a support group meeting please visit the Events page

Social Groups

This group is open to 17-24 year olds in Kettering who identify as LGBTQ+

It is a safe space for people to socialise, access support, and get involved with their community

Q Space is an organisation for the LGBTQ+ community in Northamptonshire. Currently we run a weekly youth group but our dream is far greater and we hope to help and support the wider community. 

Outlaws RFC are the first 'Inclusive rugby' club in the East Midlands.

As a team, we are not only inclusive to the LGBT+ community and our allies, but also to players of all abilities. This can be from having no experience at all and you want to meet new people and try a new sport, to well seasoned veterans looking to dust off their boots and get back into the game. 

Youth Works are a Charitable Incorporated Organisation that delivers education and support services to the young people of Northamptonshire.

Their Hide and Seek group brings young people (11-16) together in the Kettering and Corby area.

Youth Works also provide Counselling, support with college admissions, a range of activities throughout the year, and much more.

Northampton Town FC Community Trust run a range of programmes across the county (adults and children) including football engagement/wellbeing sessions.

So if you're looking to learn a sport, meet new people, or be part of a community check out Northampton Town FC community.

Tackling Crime

Northants police are committed to tackling hate crime in all its guises. They're here here and ready to help anyone who has been affected by someone else's prejudice, ignorance or violence 

Northamptonshire rights and equalities council campaigns for social justice in Northamptonshire. They challenge and eradicate discrimination (both personal and institutional) and prejudice or hostility in all its forms

Northamptonshire Rape Crisis (NRC) is an independent charity that supports people who have been sexually abused, assaulted or raped. NRC provides support to individuals regardless of gender, age or sexuality. Run by an all-female team, we also offer a women-and-girls-only safe space.

We have helped and continue to support victims and survivors from all genders and walks of life, covering all ethnicities, socio-economic statuses, sexual orientation and religions.


SERVE is a voluntary organisation providing services and assistance to older people, and adults with disabilities, in North Northamptonshire and the surrounding area for over 40 years

Service Six is a Northamptonshire based charity committed to changing lives and creating futures for disadvantaged children, young people and their families.

Accommodation Concern prevents and alleviates poverty, need, hardship and distress, by delivering advice, support and preventative services designed to end homelessness, build independence and resilience and improve well-being and life chances. All services are free, at the point of delivery, and open to anyone from 16 years of age. 

A confidential youth counselling service offered free to young people aged 9-25 years in the North East Northants area. 

The NUPFC aims to unite foster carers, local authorities and independent fostering agencies, and encourage all to follow the laws regarding children, based on the premise of what is in the best interests of the child 

Northamptonshire Carers aim to offer a comprehensive support service to Carers within our contracted geographical areas. We recognise the diversity of our communities and are committed to supporting all Carers  

One of the largest Mental Health providers working in Northamptonshire.
They work to support you and your mental health either through a crisis or building long term resilience.

The Lowdown's LGBTQ+ Support Service runs youth groups and events for young people up to the age of 25.

They offer a safe space to share experiences, socialise, and explore who you are.

AKT supports lgbtq+ young people aged 16-25 in the uk who are facing or experiencing homelessness or living in a hostile environment.

They support young people into safe homes and employment, education or training, in a welcoming and open environment that celebrates lgbtq+ identities.