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DWP - Jobcentre Plus, Northampton

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Frances House, 21 Lower Mounts
United Kingdom

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Jobcentre Plus agencies (or 'Jobcentres') are the public face of the Government's Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). They deliver working-age support services in most areas of the UK.

Jobcentres provide services for:

  • Adults attempting to find employment
  • Adults who need financial aid due to lack of employment
  • Adults who need financial aid to help with the living costs associated with finding a job
  • Adults who need financial aid because an illness means they are unable to work

Financial aid (often referred to as 'benefits' or 'welfare payments') comes from the National Insurance system.

Jobcentre services include:

  • In-house job-advisors
  • Telephone advisors

Claims can be made for 'benefits' such as:

Visit the free, anonymous benefits calculator at 'Entitledto' for information on income-related benefits, tax credits, contribution-based benefits, and more.

Getting Extra Help If You Have a Disability

Jobcentres can help you find disability-friendly employers in your area. They can refer you to a specialist work psychologist, if appropriate. They can also carry out an ‘employment assessment’ where you can discuss your skills and experience, and what kind of roles you’re interested in.

Their work coaches can tell you about programmes and grants to help you back into work. These include:

  • Northampton Area
  • West Northamptonshire
  • Northamptonshire
Additional languages
Translation and/or Interpreting Available on Request
Age range
Suitable for ages from 16 years to 65 years
Referral route
No Referral Needed
For people with
Suitable for Everyone
Eligibility criteria
Age Range - Adulthood
Provider category
Universal Services - Suitable for Everyone

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Last updated 21 March 2024