A little help through the winter period - get information and advice to help you stay healthy and warm during the colder season.
Did you know...you could be entitled to free or discounted home energy improvements through the Hertfordshire Warmer Homes Scheme?
Keeping warm can be vital for your health, especially if you:
Energy efficient improvements such as insulation will not only help you stay warm through the colder months but will also reduce your energy bills.
To find out more:
Call: 0300 123 4044
Get information and advice on how you can stay healthy this winter, including getting a flu jab and stocking up on medicine.
The Single Point of Access receives and screens all HPFT mental health services referrals in Hertfordshire and is open from 8am - 7.30pm.
Call: 0300 777 0707
The festive season can be a difficult time for people affected with mental health issues.
Hertfordshire Mind Network is an independent charitable provider of mental health services, offering support across the county to anyone over 18 who is facing a mental health problem or caring for those who are.
Mind in Mid Herts
A provider of mental health services in mid Hertfordshire. Your local centres and Christmas opening hours for activities and phonelines include:
St. Albans Wellbeing Centre:
Hertford Wellbeing Centre:
Stevenage Wellbeing Centre:
Welwyn Garden City:
All services will return to normal from 2nd January 2020
InTouch is a countywide in depth telephone support service. It aims to help older people aged 50 and over to live independently in their own home for longer with increased health and wellbeing.
This is a free service where people can call or referrals can be made by statutory providers such as Adult Care Services, Hertfordshire County Council and GP Practices. Other voluntary organisations can also refer. Non-medical support is offered at times when considered most challenging, life changing and most needed. They can help by:
Get in touch on 01992 629358 or 01992 634964
Lines are open Monday - Friday from 9am - 4pm.
They offer free friendship calls to the over 60's. Call in Time is a free telephone befriending service for matching volunteers with older people.
Call: 0800 434 6105
Age UK Advice is a free, confidential national phone service for older people, their families, friends, carers and professionals. A team of expert advisors can give you up-to-date, reliable information to help if you:
Call: 0800 169 2081 or 0800 055 6112
Free, independent advice is available 365 days a year from 8am - 7pm
There is a range of support and advice services available to anyone who:
You can find out how to get the care and support you need including:
Find out about the help and support you can get to make life as a carer a little easier.
Carers in Herts
Carers in Herts - ensuring carers are cared for.
Herts Care Search can help you if you're looking for a residential place in Hertfordshire that currently have vacancies for yourself or a relative.
You can get help if you or another young person is being mistreated, abused or being bullied.
The Samaritans are a national charity providing confidential support for people in Herts who are in distress 24 hours a day.
Call the freephone line on 116 123 or 01923 233 333 (local charges apply)
You can join the Big White Wall anonymous online community to share your troubles anytime of the year.
Hertfordshire NightLight is an out of hours service for people in Hertfordshire who are feeling distressed or experiencing a crisis.
They'll be open throughout the Christmas period.
Call: 01923 256 391
The helpline is available from 6pm - 12am and the centre is open until 2am Friday to Monday.