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Services for the Elderly

Age Concern Dacorum – Age UK9
Tel: 01442 259049

Contact the Elderly
‘Company, conversation, and a cuppa’ Contact the Elderly arrange local afternoon tea parties for people aged 75 or over, who live alone. Local co-ordinator/support officer is Georgina Sells: 0207 078 8998

Dementia Friends – a dementia-friendly resource for Tring
The main phone number is 01727 804700
Urgent help Phone: 0300 777 0707 between 0800 and 1900 hours or 01438 843322 between 1700 and 0800 hours

Company Cafe  at Akeman Street Baptist Church
Wednesdays 10am to 12 noon. Drinks, cakes, and company – relax and enjoy newspapers, magazines, and a chat. No charge. If you need a lift, or for more information, call 01442 827881 (please leave a message with your telephone number, and we’ll get back to you!)

Royal Voluntary Service
A national voluntary charity dedicated to helping the elderly.

Tring Good Companions Club
A charitable club run for the benefit of its members, who must be 60 or over. Monthly meetings, held on the last Tuesday of every month, at the Nora Grace Hall. Tea and refreshments are provided for a small fee, and transport to and from the venue may be available on request. New members welcome – contact: Rosemary, tel: 01442 822158

Day Care and Meals

Day care in Tring – visit the Hertfordshire County Council website:

The “centre in the park” (formerly Hemel Hempstead Day Centre), in Gadebridge Park. Daily support for older people throughout Dacorum. For more information, telephone 01442 262746, or visit their website: www.thecentreinthepark.org

Lunch Clubs & Meals-On-Wheels – see the Hertfordshire County Council website: www.hertfordshire.gov.uk