Age Concern Dacorum (Age UK)

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. For more information about services, visit the website:

Tring Good Companions Club – this is 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

Elderly/Care/Day Care

Day care in Victoria Hall and Oaklawn – see Government/Local/HCC

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:


Lunch Club – Over 60s – Aldbury

Contact: Mrs Jackie Dyett. Tel: 01442 851202

Lunch Clubs & Meals-0n-Wheels DBC see HCC Hertfordshire Community Meals

Mrs Moira Davies. Tel: 01442 243352


Dial-a-Ride – Herts

Contact: Dial A Ride. Tel: 01707 343600