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Published on 22 March 2019

Franklin House

Ofsted URN no. 2515380​
Rating - Rating - Good



Franklin House opened in 2019 and is located in the Duston area of Northampton. The home provides care for up to two young people who would otherwise struggle to live in larger groups. The home believes in building strong relationships with young people and takes a PACE-ful approach to care. The home has a warm and welcoming staff team who are committed to providing the environment in which young people can move forward with their lives.


The home is situated in a community that offers good local amenities, including a doctor’s surgery, dentist, library, sports centre and good schools. A regular bus service links Duston with Northampton town centre and Sixfields where there is a cinema, bowling, gym, football stadium and many food outlets.




The home is managed by Aaron Charles-Chambers, Aaron is dual Manager of Franklin and Danetree House. Aaron has over 10 years’ experience of working with young people in a number of residential settings including a Secure Training Centre where he worked his way up to successfully obtaining & completing a 6-month Duty Operations Manager Secondment.

Aaron’s qualifications include NVQ 3 Children and Young People, BSC Level 2 Award in Supervising staff, , Certificate of Achievement in Obsessive -Compulsive Disorder, Certificate in Female Genital Mutilation, CCTV operator Qualification, Certificate in Video Planned Removals, Aaron is in the progress of completing a QCF L5 Residential Management plus lots of training around , Attachment theory, Trauma, Loss and mental health.

Aaron is committed to working with children and young people promoting positive outcomes for their future.

Aaron prides himself in his culture and is focused on being “The Change He Wants to See” as a young Black Male Professional and a beacon of positivity, dedication and a role model for all young people of colour following the BLM movement.


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