Support agencies for parents
If you know of a child who is being neglected or abused
please report it to Children's Services on 0300 123 4043
If you or someone you know is in need of support, please call The Domestic Abuse helpline on 08 088 088 088
You can also contact-
Herts Domestic Abuse Helpline- www.hertsdomesticabusehelpline.org or Safer Places-www.saferplaces.co.uk
'Menkind Initiative' Helping Men escape domestic abuse Please call 01823 334244 to speak confidentially to someone who can help and support you
Looking after your mental health and wellbeing
You can self-refer to most of these services without needing to see your GP or a mental health professional. Please visit the websites or give them a call to find out more.
Herts Mind Network deliver peer support, community support, domestic abuse services, complex needs services, dementia and carers support. Plus, a range of online services and Wellbeing Courses. More information can be found at www.hertsmindnetwork.org or call 0203 727 3600.
Mind in Mid-Herts In person and online mental health courses and workshops, social groups, exercise groups including football and walking, psychological therapies, 1-1 calls, LGBTQ+ and male/female groups as well as vocational support. Live daily mindfulness sessions. To access any of their services contact them on 03303 208100, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the website: www.mindinmidherts.org.uk
Hertfordshire Partnership Foundation Trust (HPFT) Wellbeing Service support for adults experiencing common mental health problems i.e., depression and anxiety. The service offers free access to digital video and telephone based talking therapies. Info & self-referral wellbeingservice/hertfordshire
'Just Talk' is Hertfordshire's mental health and well-being agency. They can support children and families in a variety of ways, ranging from coping with stress and anxiety, how to look after your own well-being, healthy eating, managing conflict within the family, depression and many more.
Use Facebook, Instagram and Twitter on @JustTalkHerts or https://www.justtalkherts.org
Healthy Young Minds In Herts www.healthyyoungmindsinherts.org.uk 0300 7770707
'As One' Mental Health Helpline 01438 843322
Kooth.com Free online advice for young people
Anna Freud Centre for Children and Families www.annafreud.org
Other useful agencies
NSPCC 0808 8005000 or email on email@example.com
Bereavement Matters 01727 841841
Cruse Bereavement Care Hertfordshire offer support for bereaved people via a telephone helpline. 01707 278389 Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm
Adolescent Drug and Alcohol Service in Hertfordshire 01992 531917
Hertfordshire Family Centre
The Family Centre supports families who have children under the age of 5, providing a place where they can get involved in a range of both play and early learning activities. Parents, grandparents and carers can benefit from better opportunities with access to child care, family support, health services, outreach services, training and employment advice. Use the link below for their full programme of activities and training.