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On this page you will find contact details and information for organisations supporting carers in Three Rivers. Information on this page is filtered first by district wide organisations with local area organisation to the bottom of the page. Use the links below to jump to your area.

 

Carers in Herts

Carers in Herts is a charity that provides support and information to unpaid carers, people who are taking care of someone who is disabled, has a mental or physical illness, is elderly or someone who misuses drugs and alcohol. For more information they can be contacted on the following:

***Covid-19 Update***

Due to the all current events have been cancelled, the website is regularly updated with Covid related advice and updates for carers.


Herts Help

Herts Help is a free and confidential information service, providing easy access to the wide range of support offered by organisations across the county. They offer independent support, guidance and information and can be contacted on:

***Covid-19 Update***

Herts Help are still operating with opening hours of 8am-8pm 7 days a week, including Bank Holidays. 


Hertfordshire County Council

You can take a carers assessment for support that might include taking a break from caring, advice on local services, planning for the future or technology that could help, and finances. For more information they can be contacted on the following:

***Covid-19 Update***

Staff are working remotely to provide support, a carers assessment can still be completed at this time. In an emergency call the Council on 0300 123 4042 who will arrange for the care you need. Hertfordshire County Council are updating their website with the latest advice and guidance relating to carers during this time.


1 Voice

1 Voice provides a support and networking group for people who use Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC).  1Voice BHB is a local volunteer group as part of the national charity 1Voice - Communicating Together.  A member-led charity passionate about supporting AAC users, families and carers in the communication journey. For more information they can be contacted on the following:

***Covid-19 Update***

Currently all events are postponed until further notice. You can keep yourself up to date with any Covid related updates by visiting their Twitter or Facebook page. 1 voice offer a private Facebook group for parents/carers and who are looking for support, information, advice or a general chat,


Herts Parent Carer Involvement

HPCI is the parent carer forum for Hertfordshire and part of a network of 151 forums across England that work to improve services for children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) aged 0-25 years. For more information they can be contacted on the following:

***Covid-19 Update***

HPCI staff are continuing to work remotely and can still be contacted via the contact information above. Their website is offering regular updates and news relating to Covid-19.


Three Rivers District Council

The Council has more information about Benefits and Concessions available to Carers within Three Rivers on its website. For more information they can be contacted on the following:

***Covid-19 Update***

Three Rivers District Council Staff are continuing to work remotely and are still contactable via telephone on 01923 776611 or email enquiries@threerivers.gov.uk.


Hertfordshire Mind Network

Hertfordshire Mind Network offers support to carers, in order to help them take care of their own well- being whilst they are taking care of someone else. If you are a carer looking after a person with mental health issues and have questions about your situation, finances, support arrangement etc they can be contacted on the following:

***Covid-19 Update***

Hertfordshire Mind Network are providing support to carers via phone calls, emails and online groups. They can provide emotional support, and information about our own and other organisations services that are still available within the county during the COVID-19 outbreak. Carer’s Online Group is a social group where carers allow time or themselves to share experiences and meet others in similar situations, this will take place on a weekly basis, Friday 10am- 11am. There is also the offer of a Carers Online Relaxation group, which takes place on Tuesdays 2pm- 2.30pm, as well as a Carers Online Yoga Group that takes place Mondays 2.30pm to 3.30pm. Anyone interested in any of these groups can register their interest by emailing: carers@hertfordshiremind.org.


Abbots Langley

Carers in Hertfordshire

Carers in Herts offer Carer Support Hubs in order to give local support for carers. On the Last Wednesday of the month (10.30am - 12pm) Abbots Langley Carers Network meeting takes place at Methodist Church Hall, Abbotts Langley.  Those interested in trying out any of these available groups can contact:

***Covid-19 Update***

Due to Coronavirus all events Carers in Herts are hosting including Hubs and support groups are currently cancelled. They can be still be contacted for support or advice on 01992 58 69 69 or email contact@carersinherts.org.uk.


Chorleywood

Carers in Hertfordshire

On the third Monday of the month (10.30am- 12.30pm) Carers in Herts Hub Group meet at Christ Church, The Common, Chorleywood. Those interested in trying out any of these available groups can contact:

***Covid-19 Update***

Due to Coronavirus all events Carers in Herts are hosting including Hubs and support groups are currently cancelled. They can be still be contacted for support or advice on 01992 58 69 69 or email contact@carersinherts.org.uk. 


Croxley Green

Hertswise

Hertswise is a service offered throughout Hertfordshire that looks at supporting those living with dementia as well as those caring for them. They offer a Carers Support Group in Croxley Green at the Community Centre and this takes place on the 4th Thursday of every month 10am- 12pm. For more information about their dementia support services please call Herts Help on:

***Covid-19 Update***

Due to recent government guidance, all groups are now cancelled until further notice. For further information call 0300 123 4044.