Time2Talk - Your Time to Talk, Our Time to Listen.

Time2Talk have resumed limited face to face work for youth counselling, however, as always, it remains appointment only.

If you need to contact us we will be in the office during the following hours:

Monday       9:30am - 1:30pm
Tuesday      9:30am - 1:30pm
Wednesday 9:30am - 1:30pm
Thursday    9:30am - 1:30pm
Friday         9:30am - 1:30pm

We will continue to offer phone appointments for existing clients and support over the phone during our usual opening times and will continue to accept new referrals for counselling.

We will strive to maintain our service, alongside our colleagues of REACH, for the young people of Northamptonshire, as best we can during these difficult times.  However, there may longer delays in responses to any enquiries and an increase in our waiting list times.

Please continue to check the website for further updates and we would like to thank you for your patience.

Please be aware that Time2Talk is not an emergency service.  If you are ever in an emergency or are worried about your safety please call 999.

If you need emotional support there are a number of organisations, helplines and resources you can access:

  • Childline: 0800 1111

  • Samaritans: 116 123

  • Young Minds: Text YM to 85258

  • Young Minds parents helpline: 0808 802 5544

  • The Mix: 0808 808 4994 - If you are under 25, you can also use their crisis messenger text service

  • SANEline: 0300 304 7000 - If you are experiencing a mental health problem or supporting someone else (4:30pm - 10:30pm every day).

  • Papyrus HOPELINEUK: 0800 068 4141 or text 07786 209 697- If you are under 35 and struggling with suicidal feelings or concerned about a young person who might be (Weekdays 10am - 10pm, weekends 2pm - 10pm)

  • CALM (Campaign against Living Miserably): 0800 58 58 58 - If you identify as male (5pm - midnight every day).

  • Nightline: If you are a student, you can check the Nightline website to see if your university or college offers a night-time listening service.

  • Switchboard: 0300 330 0630 - If you identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender (10am - 10pm every day) also offer a webchat service

Time2Talk have been serving the young people of Daventry District and South Northamptonshire for nearly 30 years.  We offer a range of free services for young people, many of which can be accessed simply by dropping in.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     However, please be aware that our counselling service is by appointment only and is available for people between the ages of 12-18, and up to 25 with a special education need, who are from Daventry District and South Northamptonshire.  Which can be arranged by phoning 01327 706706.

Opening Times

  • Monday – Friday ~ 10.00am – 2.00pm
  • Monday – Thursday ~ 3.30pm – 5.30pm
  • Saturday ~ 10.00am -12.00pm 
  • Sunday Closed

Please note that Time2Talk's office hours differ from our opening times, our office hours are:

Monday - Thursday ~ 9:30am - 5:30pm
Friday ~ 9:30am - 2:00pm
Saturday ~ 9:30am - 12pm
Sunday ~ Closed

Urgent Support

Should you need urgent or immediate support please contact:-


0800 1111

The Samaritans:-

08457 90 90 90

Other Help.

For other non urgent help:-

0300 456 2531

Donations and Supporting Time2Talk

Time2Talk is always in need of funding, we work very hard to maintain our services and are very appreciative of any support.

If you live within the Daventry District or South Northamptonshire areas and are interested in making a donation or would like to find out more about us before deciding, you can either ring or just drop in to see us.

We do not have the facilities to receive donations via credit or debit card. Cheques are the preferred method and you shall always be given a receipt.  All donation are acknowledged, unless otherwise noted.

Gift Aid is a way to increase the value of monetary gifts from UK taxpayers by claiming back the basic rate tax paid by the donor. It can increase the value of donations by a quarter at no extra cost to the donor. For further information on how to Gift Aid It click here and continue helping the Young People of Daventry & South Northants.



As of 25th May 2018 new GDPR regulations come into effect.  Time2Talk have always taken our responsibility towards data protection very seriously.

Any information we obtain from you is treated in the strictest confidence (unless there is a safeguarding concern inline with our confidentiality policy) and will be used to provide you with a counselling service.

We are also required to submit data that is annoymous to our funding bodies to monitor and evaluate our service.  it will not given  out to any other third parties or used for marketing.

Any data we do hold about you belongs to the you and not us. We will not be able to hold any data without the individual giving us explicit consent.

We will only collect the minimum amount of data needed.

We will be clear towards the individual why we keep their data and what we do with it.

Any data we keep will need to be up to date and we will only keep it for so long as needed.