Community Law Service (Northampton and County) (formerly Welfare Rights Advice Service - Northampton and County) provides comprehensive advice and representation in the fields of welfare benefits, debt, housing, employment law and immigration. Established in 1983 Community Law Service is the largest independent advice provider in the East Midlands.
Our service is independent and confidential. We hold the Specialist Quality Mark in all our service delivery areas. Our highly experienced caseworkers and solicitors provide a comprehensive casework service providing advice from beginning to conclusion including representation at social security appeal tribunals, immigration appeals, housing repossession hearings, bankruptcy hearings and other debt related matters at the Crown and County Court.
This site has been produced to raise awareness of the range of services we provide and to ensure that agencies know how to refer people to us.
The Service operates an appointment system throughout the week at Services provided from
Drop in sessions are also held thoughout the week - please see venue pages for more information. In addition there are also a wide range of outreach Services provided countywide aimed at providing greater access to legal advice assistance and representation (see our partners for further information).