Financial Support

In these challenging times, there are various sources of additional support available to families in the local area. Please see the links below If you require assistance with uniform, food or some general advice and support.

General Assistance

The Harpenden Trust

The Harpenden Trust’s Care Fund offers support for families and young people in need within Harpenden.

A Home Visitor will call and make an assessment and can then arrange for confidential help:

  • Funding for those who have difficulty paying their electricity, gas and water bills.
  • Vouchers for food and school uniforms.
  • Supply of new and recycled furniture and white goods.
  • An outing is arranged annually for families with young children which have received a home visit within the past year.

Web: https://www.theharpendentrust.org.uk
Tel: 01582 460 457
Email: admin@theharpendentrust.org.uk

The Harpenden Trust

Uniform

The James Marshall Foundation (JMF)

The JMF helps young people under 25 living in Harpenden, Wheathampstead, Kimpton, Redbourn, Flamstead and Markyate by offering grants. Grants are quick and easy to apply for using their online application form.
Web: https://www.jamesmarshallfoundation.co.uk
Tel: 01582 760 735
Email: grants@jamesmarshallfoundation.co.uk

James Marshall Foundation

Food Banks

Crabtree Church Food Bank

Food bank that provides regular, practical support for local people in financial need.                                    
Web: https://stalbansdistrict.foodbank.org.uk
Tel: 01727 613019
Email:  info@stalbansdistrict.foodbank.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                          Address: 139, Crabtree Lane, Harpenden, AL5 5RD                                              

Salvation Army – Harpenden

We run food banks from our centres all year-round, delivering boxes of essential food supplies to those who need it most.
Web: https://www.givefood.org.uk/
Tel: 01582 469399
Email: harpenden@salvationarmy.org.uk

King’s Pantry Food Bank

Our food bank referrals come directly from the Harpenden Money Advice Centre.
Web: https://bethanycc.uk/kingspantry/
Tel: 07954 276281
Email: info@harpendenmoneyadvicecentre.co.uk

Money Advice

Harpenden Money Advice Centre

Offers free and confidential face to face, debt and budgeting advice service to those in and around Harpenden.
Web: https://hmac.uk/
Tel: 07954 276281
Email: info@hmac.uk

Harpenden Money Advice Centre

 

 

 

 

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