Alternatives is a Watford-based charity offering support for all pregnancy and pregnancy-loss related issues. We offer life-changing emotional and practical support to anyone facing pregnancy-related challenges. The services we provide include pregnancy testing, pregnancy support, miscarriage support, post-abortion support and postnatal depression counselling. All our services are free of charge and confidential. We are open from 9.30am-4.30pm Monday to Friday. Call 01923 232179.
- Welwyn Garden City
At the Welwyn Garden City YC Hertfordshire Centre professionally trained personal advisers are on hand to give you all the information, advice and guidance you need to make the important decisions in your life - or just to talk through any problems you may have.
- national helpline
The NHS Pregnancy Stop Smoking Helpline provides support and advice to pregnant women who want to give up smoking. Call 0300 123 1044 and ask for a specialist pregnancy adviser Monday-Friday 9am-8pm, Saturday and Sunday 11am-4pm.
Volunteering opportunities for all ages
- Disabled Access
If you are aged 13-19 (up to 25 if you have a learning disability) come and get involved in this project on Ware Road in Hertford every Tuesday and Friday evening. At the Zoo Cafe you'll find friendly youth workers on hand to give you information and advice on any issues you want to talk about. You can get involved in activities from cooking to art. It's also a place you can come to just to chill out with your friends.