Coronavirus (COVID-19) support

Find local support services

Find local Watford organisations who can support you through the coronavirus (COVID 19) pandemic. 

Support you can find:

  • financial advice
  • support of older people
  • food banks
  • citizens advice
  • homelessness 
  • mental health services

Support with benefits, housing and financial support

Watford Citizens Advice

Free information and advice about debt, money, welfare benefits and employment. 

  • benefits
  • housing
  • support self-isolating

Phone 03444 111 444 ( Monday to Friday between 10am and 4pm)
Visit the Watford Citizens advice website

Support for older people

Age UK Hertfordshire

Support if you're an older person living in Hertfordshire.

Online Age UK Hertfordshire online
Phone 01707 323272 (Monday to Friday 9am to 4.30pm)

Small Acts of Kindness

Speak to someone if you're an older person feeling isolated or alone during the pandemic.

You can also get help keeping warm this winter.  

Online Small Acts of Kindness website
Phone  01923 372717


New Hope supports homeless people in the local area. 

Emergency phone  0300 012 0168
Online New Hope website 

Mental health support

Hertfordshire Mind Network

Support to recover from, or live with mental ill-health.
Phone 020 3727 3600
Online Hertfordshire Mind Network

New Leaf Recovery and Wellbeing College

Free education course to take better control of your wellbeing.


Food banks and parcels

Watford Foodbank

Providing food and help to those in need. 

Open Monday to Saturday between 10m and 1pm.

Phone  01923 804435 or 07925 813027
Online Watford Foodbank website

One Vision Project

Creating a community where people come together. 

Online One Vision Project

Manna Food Project

Manna Project is the community sector of Watford Elim Church, providing food parcels to individuals and families in the community.

Phone 01923 221 544

Sewa Day Watford 

Helping local food banks and shelters by collecting food bags from people's front doors.

Phone 07973 404675

Disability support

Watford Mencap

Watford Mencap works with people with learning disabilities, their families and carers.

Online Watford Mencap website
Phone 01923 713620

General Support 

Herts Help

You can get local advice and support by contacting Herts Help

Phone 0300 1234044



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