Cost of living support

Support with your health and wellbeing

We understand that changes to your financial situation can be stressful. If left unsolved, this can have a serious impact on your mental and physical wellbeing.

We want you to know that you’re not alone. Help and support is available to you from a range of council services and our partners in the community.


If you’re struggling to cope and need a trusted person to speak to, contact the team for free on

Freephone 116 123, 24 hours, 7 days a week.

Samaritans help information

Herts Mind Network

The Wellbeing Centre, 501, St Albans Road, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD24 7RZ.

Opening hours: Monday to Fridays: 9:00am to 5:00pm

Contact: 02037 273600

Herts Mind Network website


NightLight is a countywide out-of-hours mental health crisis service providing a safe and welcoming space for people who are feeling distressed and experiencing a crisis. The NightLight weekend Crisis Centre provide a safe, homely and welcoming space for people who are feeling distressed and experiencing a crisis.

Opening hours: 7:00pm to 1:00am, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

Contact: 01923 256391 (calls charged at standard local rate).

Nightlight Crisis Centre website

Watford Healthy Hub

Keeping active is great for your mental health. Watford’s Healthy Hub provides free information, advice and support to help you stay healthy and well.

Watford Healthy Hub website

Wat's On

Looking for free activities to keep the kids active this summer?  Wat’s On 2022 offers drama workshops, sport activities, arts and crafts and stage and film schools for young people from 5-15 years from July to August.  

Wat's on website


We offer a free, anonymous community where you can share how you're feeling, listen to other people's feelings and be heard by others to help with your own mental health support.

Download our information sheet on how you can register for free.

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