Useful websites A-Z

The organisations below offer a range of services that may be of interest to older people - just click on the link to visit their websites:


Action on Elder Abuse - works to prevent the abuse of vulnerable older people.


Action on Hearing Loss - formally the Royal National Institute for Deaf People. The UK’s largest charity taking action on hearing loss.


Age UK - help, information and advice on later life


Age UK Hertfordshire - provides information and advice, 10 to 3 Clubs, help in the home, befriending and telephone support to help older people get the most out of later life.


Alzheimer's Society - works to improve the quality of life of people affected with dementia. 


Anchor Trust - provider of care homes and retirement housing schemes.


B3Living (formerly Broxbourne Housing Association) - the largest provider of social housing within the Borough, offering retirement and extra care retirement housing.


Barnet and Chase Farm Hospitals NHS Trust - information for patients of Barnet and Chase Farm Hospitals.


Beaumont Centre - an over 60s' club providing meals and social activities in Cheshunt.


Bladder and Bowel Foundation - provides information and advice on symptoms and conditions related to the bladder and bowel.


British Red Cross - offers a range of social care and support to vulnerable people, both in the UK and overseas.


Broxbourne Arts Forum - offers arts-related activities and events within the Borough of Broxbourne.


Broxbourne Theatre Company - an amateur theatre company presenting two shows a year at Broxbourne Civic Hall - new members welcome.


Care Quality Commission - the independent regulator of all health and social care services in England.


Carers in Hertfordshire - gives support and information to unpaid family and friends who look after someone.


Citizens Advice Bureau - helps people resolve legal, money and other problems by providing free, independent and confidential advice.


Cruse Bereavement Care - the UK's largest bereavement charity which provides free support to any bereaved person.


DirectGov - the official UK website for citizens, providing advice on all public services.


Energy Saving Trust - provides independent and impartial advice about how to save energy and money.


Hanover Housing Association - a specialist provider of retirement housing and related services.


Hertford Regional College - provides a variety of courses and evening classes along with community facilities.


Hertfordshire Action on Disability - a charity delivering innovative, affordable, practical services to older and disabled people.


Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust - responsible for delivering a wide range of community healthy services across Hertfordshire.


Hertfordshire County Council - information on care and support, transport services, Hertfordshire libraries, the meals service and much more.


Hertfordshire Hearing Advisory Service - an independent charity helping people with hearing loss.


Hertfordshire Society for the Blind - a charity providing services and information to blind and partially sighted people.


Hertfordshire Police - work to create a safer Hertfordshire, prevent crime and put communities first.


HertSavers Credit Union - provides a safe and accessible place to save money and offers a range of loans.


Lee Valley Park Information Service - information about activities and facilities available within the Lee Valley Regional Park.


Papworth Trust - offers support to disabled and older people including housing advice, handyperson services, gardening and decorating.


Quantum Care - provider of specialist care homes for older people with regular events and activities within the homes.


University of the Third Age - self-help, self-managed lifelong learning cooperatives for older people no longer in full time work.


Veterans' Housing Advice - advice on housing for veterans and their families


Volunteer Centre Broxbourne and East Herts - a local one stop shop for information, advice and support about volunteering.


Which? Elderly Care - Free, independent and practical advice about caring for elderly people across the UK.


Which? Consumer Rights - Free-to-use website offering advice on consumer rights, the regulations and law, and how to take action against everyday problems.