Important Notice

From 5th January 2024 until further notice our Lowdown Building at 3 Kingswell Street is being extensively refurbished and extended.
This work will improve the building for the many young people we support.

Therefore, some of our services will be held in a different location, please see below.

Youth Groups, Mindspace, Youth Advisory Board & Young Adult Social will be based at The Lowdown Lounge, 3 Kingswell Street, Northampton NN1 1PP

Counselling Sessions, Wellbeing Café & Sexual Health will be based at UoN Innovation Centre, Green Street (opposite the Train Station), Northampton NN1 1SY

RE:Start Service will continue to be based at The Lowdown, 57A St Giles Street, Northampton NN1 1JF

Out There LGBTQ+ Groups will continue to be based in the usual location, please email for full information.

If you have any questions, please email us at or call 01604 634385.

Thank for your understanding.

The Lowdown Team.

Get in touch with us

The Lowdown will be closed from Saturday 16th December at 4pm with our admin team returning on Tuesday 2nd January 2024. We are sorry for any inconvenience and will get back to any enquiries as soon as possible.


If your enquiry is regarding your counselling sessions, please note all scheduled sessions will resume from Saturday 6th January 2024.


Our Wellbeing Café is open 4-8pm on Monday 18th December, Friday 22nd December and Friday 29th December, please see our website for details:


Please remember you are not on your own.
In an emergency, and where there may be risk to life, always call 999.
If you need emotional support there are always organisations available to help you, either with their helplines, online support and resources or text services. See our website for more information:


For sexual health services, please call the Sexual Health Clinic on 01604 609766 or the NHS 24hr helpline on 111 for any non-emergency health related issues.


Thank you for your understanding.
The Lowdown Team

    The Lowdown

    3 Kingswell Street (off Gold St) Northampton, NN1 1PP

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    Service Delivery Times:

    Monday 9am-8pm    |    Tuesday 9am – 6:30pm    |    Wednesday 9am – 8pm    |    Thursday 9am – 8pm    |    Friday 9am – 8pm    |    Saturday 9am – 4pm

    “We understand that it can feel like a big step to take, but we’re here for you. You are not alone…”