Watford Healthy Hub and Safeguarding

Healthy hubs

Get free information, advice and support to help you stay healthy and well. A new health and wellbeing service funded by Herfordshire County Council and delivered in partnership with district and borough councils launched in Watford at the beginning of May 2020.

Due to COVID-19, Watford's Healthy Hub launched virtually from 1 May 2020.

Healthy Start Voucher - Families can get free milk, fruit and vegetables with vouchers.

Staying well guide for older residents

HertsHelp - We're here for you!

Watford Women's Centre provides women with support in relation to domestic abuse, which has become more prominent during COVID-19.

Residents who want to access the service can contact our domestic abuse caseworker Martha or by mobile on 07999772123 for advice, information, safety planning and signposting to other support services.


Hertfordshire Sunflower Service

Sunflower Champions (J9)

Safer Places - Domestic Abuse services

I am cherished

Hertfordshire IDVA Services

Watford Women's Centre

Run in partnership with MIND, providing local residents with support in relation to mental health and wellbeing.

Residents who want to access the service can contact our mental health caseworker Katie by email or by telephone on 01923 278136 for advice, information, safety planning and signposting to other support services.

Hertfordshire Partnership Foundation Trust – If you need help in a mental health crisis Call our Single Point of Access (SPA) Freephone number: 0800 6444 101 which is open 24/7 or Email our team for non-urgent enquiries


If you are already using our services

Emergency Support for children and young people

Most referrals to our services are made by GPs

For mild to moderate mental health issues

Patient Advice and Liasion Service (PALS)

Samaritans - Telephone 116 123, 24 hours a day, every day

Sane - Out of hours helpline 0300 304 7000 from 4:30pm to 10:30pm every day.

NSPCC - Whatever your worry – call the NSPCC on 0808 800 5000 or email our team.  We also have advice about spotting the signs of abuse. You can call Monday to Friday 8am – 10pm or 9am – 6pm at the weekends. It's free and you don't have to say who you are:

Safeguarding Adults at Risk

Safeguarding Children at Risk

Working Together to Safeguard Children 2018

Fearless.org

County Lines

Children's Society - What is County Lines?

Government information on County Lines

BARNARDOS: Belive in Children

Hertfordshire Social Services

Prevent - Information on what the Prevent service is and how we can help. Watch this video to find out more. You can also view the new Act Early website for information what to look out for, cases studies and more.

Counter Terrorism Policing - We have worked for a long time to prevent terrorism for many years, and we work with Prevent to ensure we help to protect and support vulnerable people.

HTMS- human traficking


Child Line – 080011 11

safecall - 0208 3925710

Runaway help line -116000

Hertfordshire Police - on 999 for an emergency or 101 to report

Help for suicidal thoughts NHS - Where to get help if you are having suicidal thoughts, and what to do if you are worried about someone else.

Suicide Prevention of Life - We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or yours.

Samaritans - Telephone 116 123, 24 hours a day, every day

At a loss - live chat service

Cruse Bereavement Care - Email our team for information on how to deal with bereavement or call us on 0808 808 1677

The Good Grief Trust - Email our team for help dealing with bereavement

Survivors of bereavement - Information of dealing with bearevement from Suicide. Please call us on 0300 111 5065 for further information

Sands - Email our team or call us on 0808 1643332 for help dealing with Stillbirth & neonatal deaths.

Peace Hospice

HCC Coronavirus bereavement support

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