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 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.

 

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