January 16, 2023

Foodbank

Food parcels for people who are struggling http://stevenage-vineyard.co.uk/compassion/foodshed/
January 16, 2023

HertsHelp – Support service

Herts Help operate a telephone service 0300 123 4044 (Mon-Fri 8-6). They manage the local crisis support scheme- which could include food parcels, energy vouchers, and Argos vouchers for basic items. They also have details of local furniture recycle places and links with advice agencies/support groups etc. Pohwer manage the contract for Hertshelp and can refer to them if there is a specific advocacy issue such as safeguarding or health. In addition, they have hospital and community navigators. https://www.hertshelp.net/hertshelp.aspx
January 16, 2023

Haven first – Homelessness Support Service

Haven First, (formerly Stevenage Haven) provides support to those experiencing homelessness in Stevenage and North Hertfordshire. With three sites in Baldock, Hitchin and Stevenage, they are able to provide support and shelter for over 63 residents. As well as accommodation, their support services include: counselling, specialist substance abuse support, mental & physical wellbeing training, life skills & budgeting, and we are now proud to employ a outreach service supporting people experiencing street homelessness. We work with a number of key organisations and have a number of our own move-on properties to ensure that through our support we are able to break the never ending cycle of homelessness. http://www.stevenagehaven.org.uk/what-we-do/support-services
January 16, 2023

School Meals Voucher Scheme

Free school meals for families in Herfordshire - Find our how to apply for free lunches for all infants and for older children whose family gets certain benefits. https://www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/services/schools-and-education/at-school/free-school-meals/free-school-meals.aspx