Voluntary sector support
Community Action Dacorum (CAD)
CAD aims to provide a circle of support to voluntary organisations and community groups. Its role is to promote and encourage all types of voluntary organisations in Dacorum. It provides support, funding advice, representation and a payroll service. CAD aims to provide a voice for the local voluntary sector and brings groups together to share skills, expertise and develop a collective voice.
Further services include a Community Transport Service, Connect Dacorum, Herts Interpreting and Translation Service, Hemel Hempstead Shopmobility and Paradise Furniture and Training.
Address: 48 High Street, Hemel Hempstead, HP1 3AF
Telephone: 01442 253935
Age UK Dacorum
Age UK has a mission "To promote the wellbeing of all older people and to help make later life fulfilling and enjoyable." Through networks and partnership working, it works to safeguard the rights of older people, support their active involvement as citizens and seek the fulfilment of their aspirations.
Age UK Dacorum offers a wide range of services including a handyperson service, befriending, social clubs, dementia and carers' support services. Its services are targeted at all older people (aged 50 and over) and their carers living in Dacorum.
Address: Half Moon Yard, High Street, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire HP1 3AE.
Telephone: 01442 259049
Citizens Advice Dacorum
Citizens Advice Dacorum provides free, confidential and impartial advice and campaigns on big issues affecting people's lives. The goal of Citizens Advice Dacorum is to help everyone find a way forward, whatever problem they face. It is an independent charity and part of the Citizens Advice network across England and Wales.
Hemel Hempstead: The Forum, Marlowes, Hemel Hempstead Hertfordshire, HP1 1DN
Berkhamsted: 161 The High Street, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, HP4 3HD
Mediation Hertfordshire assists in resolving conflict and rebuilding relationships. It's a not-for-profit organisation offering an independent and impartial lifeline to those experiencing conflict in the community, within a family, in a school or in a workplace environment.
Telephone: 01442 268044 / 07925512587
Whether you're having problems in your relationship or you'd just like to understand your partner better, talking things through with one of Relate's counsellors can make a real difference. Relate offers a range of services to help you with your couple and family relationships, whether you're young or old, straight or gay, single or in a relationship, including relationship counselling, family counselling, sex therapy, family mediation and webcam counselling.
Telephone: 0300 003 2324