Stop Smoking

Experts agree that giving up smoking is the single most beneficial thing you can do to improve your health. Stopping smoking will help you feel better, and will almost immediately improve your health. We offer a range of free stop smoking clinics and services, open to anyone in the county who is willing to stop smoking.

Thinking of quitting? Contact us today

Weight Management

Our weight management service offers a personalised weight management programme designed to suit your lifestyle and needs. More than dieting and exercise, we provide you with the tools, encouragement and specialist advice to take charge of your life and makes real changes for good.

Become your best self - contact us today

Financial Wellbeing

Financial wellbeing is about effectively managing your financial situation to get the most out of your life. Our specialist consultants provide advice across a range of areas, from financial and legal, to housing and employment. Whether you need to negotiate a new lease, manage your credit card debt or get more out of your employment contract, we can help you get the most out of any financial situation.

Take control of your finances - find out more here

Social Wellbeing

Having a healthy social wellbeing is not just about having a packed social calendar. It is about connecting with your community and having a strong support network and good friends . Our social wellbeing service is designed to work with people on an individual basis, assessing social interests and goals and linking people with meaningful connections and activities.

Get connected! Find out more here

Emotional Wellbeing

Emotional wellbeing is about looking after our mental health. It is about doing everything we can to effectively manage our thoughts, feelings and actions in a way that helps us function in our day-to-day lives. We offer a range of services, courses and workshops for people interested in improving their emotional wellbeing and living the happiest, healthiest, best life they possibly can.

Improve your emotional wellbeing and live a happier

Alcohol - Drinkaware

Did you know that drinking three pints of beer in one sitting is classified as binge drinking? Or that just one large glass of wine every night is considered dangerous drinking? First for Wellbeing offers information and advice to help people change their relationship with alcohol. Our service is designed to get people thinking about their alcohol consumption, how much they drink, what they drink and why they drink.

Do you drink too much? Take our survey here

Housing Support

Having somewhere to call ‘home’ is central to leading an independent and fulfilling life. For many, finding and keeping somewhere to live can be one of life’s biggest challenges. Our housing support service is holistic in its approach, providing personalised advice on a range of housing and related issues. Whether it be finding a new place to live or help with setting up a plan to pay your bills, we have a team ready to help.

Need housing advice or support? We can help!

Employment & Adult Learning

Working and wellbeing go hand-in-hand. Having a job, learning a new skill or volunteering gives us a greater sense of identity, purpose and a feeling of achievement. Whether you have been off work for some time and want re-enter the workforce, or are simply keen to get a fresh start, upskill or try something new – our Employment and Adult Learning service can help.

Get a job, learn something new

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Libraries

More than just a place to borrow books, our libraries have transformed into vibrant community hubs.

Adult Learning

Did you know that NCC offers more than 700 courses and classes each year across the county?

Outdoor Learning

Our Outdoor Learning Centres offer a range of activities for schools, groups, clubs and parties.

Knuston Hall

Knuston Hall is an elegant 17th century building set amongst 40 acres of stunning gardens and countryside.

Drowning Prevention Week

As part of Drowning Prevention Week Northamptonshire Sport are working with schools across the county to deliver vital education to help reduce the number of accidental drownings that happen each year in the UK

Ironstone Heritage Trail opens at Irchester Country Park

On Wednesday 14th June, an opening ceremony marked the completion of the Heritage Lottery Funded project, “Irchester Country Park: Protecting and interpreting a real Jurassic Park”.

The new interpretation trail telling the story of ironstone quarrying at the park includes some surprising links with iconic structures and events from across the globe.