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Northamptonshire Police - Disability Access Services

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Description

Northamptonshire Police's Disability Access Services provide a range of accessible services to assist people with disabilities to contact them and to keep safe in the community.

Dedicated Text Messaging Service

The text messaging service is for anyone who has a hearing impairment, anyone unable to talk over the telephone, or anyone who is deafblind. 

Users can report non-urgent incidents or make non-urgent enquiries via text message. The Force Control Room (FCR) will also respond via SMS text message. This service is open 24 hours a day.

Sign Video Service

The Live Video Relay Service for users of British Sign Language. This service is not available at weekends at present. 

Users connect to the service through the communication page on the Northamptonshire Police Website. Look for the 'Sign Video' logo. Instructions on how to use the service are on the site.

Cost
Free
Locality
  • Northampton Area
  • West Northamptonshire
  • Northamptonshire
Additional languages
British Sign Language
Age range
Suitable for ages from 5 years to 99 years
Referral route
No Referral Needed
For people with
Special Educational Needs or a Disability (SEND)
Eligibility criteria
Special Educational Needs or a Disability (SEND)
Provider category
  • Specialist Services - For those who require longer-term support
  • Targeted Services - Additional Support Needs

Address

c/o Wootton Hall, Wootton Park
Northampton
Northamptonshire
NN4 0JQ
United Kingdom

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Last updated 05 April 2024