Signposting Directory

  • AdviceNow – information to help you understand your rights and options
  • Age UK – information and advice for older people
  • Carers UK – advice, information and support
  • CPAG – Child Poverty Action Group
  • Entitled To – benefits calculator
  • Free School Meals – check eligibility and apply
  • Gingerbread – advice and information for single parents and their children
  • HertsHelp – support, guidance and information
  • Macmillan – cancer and financial help
  • Mind – mental health charity
  • Money Advice Unit – advice about money and benefits, and support to get a job
  • Money Helper – free, impartial guidance to make your money and pension choices clearer
  • Age UK – information and advice for older people
  • Arkrights – specialists in the provision of housing advice
  • Catalyst and Aldwyk – housing associations (now subsidiaries of the Peabody Trust)
  • Grow – support for vulnerable, homeless men in and around the Watford area
  • Herts Young Homeless – help for young people with housing and support needs
  • Housing Ombudsman – if you are unable to resolve a complaint with your landlord directly, the Housing Ombudsman Service may be able to help
  • Land Registry – register of the ownership of land and property in England and Wales
  • Leasehold Advisory Service – independent advice for residential leaseholders and park home residents
  • Luton Law Centre – confidential legal advice
  • National Residential Landlords Association – membership organisation for private residential landlords in England and Wales
  • New Hope – support for people who are street homeless
  • AdviceNow – information to help you understand your rights and options
  • Age UK – information and advice for older people
  • Bereavement Advice Centre – a free helpline and web-based information service provided by Co-op Legal Services
  • CAFCASS – Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service, representing the interests of children and young people in the family court
  • Child Maintenance Service – options for arranging child maintenance
  • Coram Children’s Legal Centre – free legal information, advice and representation
  • CourtNav – online tool to help you complete an application for non-molestation and/or occupation orders
  • Cruse Bereavement Support – bereavement support, information and campaigning
  • Families Need Fathers – supporting dads, mums, and grandparents to maintain positive relationships with their children
  • Family Lives – provides targeted early intervention and crisis support to families
  • FLOWS – a legal support service designed to help protect women against domestic abuse
  • Galop – LGBT+ anti-abuse charity
  • Gingerbread – advice and information for single parents and their children
  • Herts Law Clinic – free legal advice from the University of Hertfordshire
  • Herts Adult Services – Hertfordshire County Council
  • Herts Childrens Services – Hertfordshire County Council
  • Herts Sunflower – Herts Domestic Abuse Helpline
  • Hourglass – information and support to an older person or anyone concerned about an older person who is at risk of, experiencing or recovering from any form of abuse or neglect
  • AdviceNow – information to help you understand your rights and options
  • Disability Law Service – fighting injustice for disabled people
  • Disability Rights UK – factsheets and guides providing information about benefits, tax credits, social care and other disability related issues
  • Equality Advisory Support Service – advice and assistance on issues relating to equality and human rights
  • Equality and Human Rights Commission – enforcing equality legislation on age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation
  • Galop – LGBT+ anti-abuse charity
  • Herts Law Clinic – free legal advice from the University of Hertfordshire
  • Mind – mental health charity
  • Stonewall – fighting for the freedom, equity and potential of LGBTQ+ people everywhere