Action for children Action for children provides a lifeline for vulnerable children and their families. More information can be found here >>>
Age UK Herts Age UK provide a variety of services to help the elderly. More information can be found on their website here >>> or they can be contacted for information and advice on 0300 345 3446; or 0800 055 6112 for the Age UK National number.
Alzheimer’s Society The Alzheimer’s Society provides help and advice for those with dementia and their carers. More information can be found here >>> and they can be contacted on 0300 222 11 22.
Bramble Hill Children’s Centre, Buntingford This offers services to children under 5 years of age and their families. This includes support for parents and carers, outreach services, child health services, links with Jobcentre Plus and local colleges. More information can be found on their website here >>> or they can be contacted on 01763 273008
Brickfield Cottage Buntingford Brickfield Cottage is a comfortable and relaxed home for six individuals with profound learning disabilities and complex needs. The long-standing staff have the skills needed to ensure residents with profound learning disabilities lead balanced and fulfilling lives. The NHS information is here >>> or they can be contacted on 01763 289230.
Friends of the Elderly The care homes run by Friends of the Elderly are dedicated to providing individual care with dignity that meets individual needs. They employ an informal, relaxed approach to ensure that they maintain a home from home feel, but always deliver care with absolute professionalism. Their homes provide residential, dementia, nursing and respite care. More information can be found on their website here >>>.
Herts Action on Disability Herts Action on Disability (HAD) provides services to older and disabled people to enable them to lead more independent lives. It’s based in Welwyn Garden City - The Woodside Centre, The Commons, Welwyn Garden City AL7 4DD t:01707 324581. More information is available here >>>
Mind Mind provides help for those with mental health problems. More information about Mind is available here >>> or the Ware branch can be contacted on 02037 273600.
Samaritans Samaritans provides emotional support for anyone in distress (most people who contact them are not suicidal). If you need to talk over problems in your life in confidence you can call their 24x7 free-phone service on 116 123 or you can email here >>> The local branch is at 1, Cross Street, Ware where visiting hours are 09:30-22:00 Monday-Sunday and the local number is 01920 464 099.
Sense Sense is a charity which provides support for those who are deaf and blind. More information can be found here >>>
Silverline Silverline provides a 24x7 free-phone service on 0800 470 8090 providing friendship, support and advice to older people. More information can be found
St Elizabeth’s Centre This is a School and Children’s Home for 5-19 year olds, a college for 18-25 year olds and a Residential Care Home with nursing. They are based in Much Hadham and provide education, care and medical support for people of all ages who have epilepsy and other complex needs. You can find out more about any of their services on their website here >>> or they can be contacted on 01279 843451.
YCT YCT is a counselling and therapeutic support charity. They specialise in support children and young people aged 5 – 25 years. More information can be found here >>>