Our mission at Headway East Northants is quite simply this:

To promote an understanding and awareness of brain injury.

 

To provide quality information, services and support to brain injury survivors in the community, including their families and carers. 

 

To offer a safe, welcoming and non-judgmental environment for brain injury survivors in which to socialise, relearn and regain lost skills, and be a valued and included individual. 

 

 

 

Our aims and objectives:

 To provide quality information and support for the people in our community with a brain injury, and their families/carers.

 

To ensure our that our services meet the needs of those with a brain injury, and that those specialist services are of the quality they deserve.

 

To provide a place where people with a brain injury can come to be with others who understand, and a place where they can gain support from each other without judgment or impatience.

 

To enable people with a brain injury to remain in their own homes and continue to be a part of the community in which they live.

 

To work with, and build relationships with, all our stakeholders to ensure that our services change, develop and grow in line with changing needs.

 

To increase awareness of brain injury and its consequences in our community. 

 

 

 

 

Latest News

London Marathon Information Evening, 11th February

 

Now that our marathon team is full (27 runners in total!), we're really excited to host our annual London Marathon Information Evening on Monday 11th February, to which all 'Team HEN' runners are invited! 

 

The informal evening, held at our Irthlingborough centre, offers the chance for runners to take a look around our centre, meet fellow participants, and of course a great opportunity for us to meet these amazing people in person! 

 

Guest speaker this year is Andrew Walker, himself an experienced London Marathon runner, and a member of Team HEN 2019. Andrew will be there to share his knowledge and experiences, and to offer hints/tips about build-up to race day, nutrition, lasting the distance, and of course, recovery.

 

7.00pm start with an anticipated finishing time of 8.30pm. All RSVP's and vest top size confirmations by Monday 21st January, please.

 

 

Fish & Chip quiz night, 26th January!

 

Our facilitator Freyja and partner Chris belong to 'A Different Direction' choir and are busy fundraising for an amazing trip to perform at New York's Carnegie Hall! 

 

To aid their funding, they've organised a Fish & Chip Quiz  night on Saturday 26th January at Saxon Hall, Raunds, with all proceeds going towards their event. You may remember the choir from the incredible performance they gave alongside the Headway musicians, 'The Custard Caterpillars' back in October!

 

Great night guaranteed - for full details, please visit our 'Events' page. 

 

New Year, New You? Come and be a volunteer!

 

Want to make a positive change for 2019? Then come and be part of our amazing team of volunteers!

 

Whether you have a spare day in the week, or even just an hour or two, visit our centre and meet our fantastic people. We have so much to offer those who've survived brain injury - maybe it could be YOU who helps someone re-learn a lost skill, or take on a new one.

 

For all volunteering enquiries, please call on 01933 652311 or email our deputy manager, Jonny Tudor, on  jonny.tudor@headwayeastnorthants.org.uk