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Hertfordshire County Council

Due to increases in the cost of living, our residents continue to face unprecedented pressures.

Heating our homes is more expensive than ever, so we and our partners have developed a network of Warm Spaces, which people can use to stay warm this winter.


Find a Warm Space in Hertfordshire

You can browse the full list or view them on a map.

 

What you can expect from Warm Spaces - our pledge


You'll get a warm welcome as well as Warm Space

Every time you come to a Warm Space you'll be given a warm welcome from the staff and volunteers there.

Everyone is treated equally, with dignity and respect

Everyone has a right to be warm, so everyone in a Warm Space treats people, and is treated by people, with dignity and respect.

Your Warm Space will be a safe space

Your Warm Space will stick to the safeguarding policies that it always uses, and it will stick to food hygiene rules too!

We'll not tell anyone about you needing a Warm Space

If you want to share the reasons you use a Warm Space, someone will listen, but they won't tell anyone else unless you give them permission, or they must because of their safeguarding policies. If you want to ask for extra support – with benefits, health, fuel and other costs or anything else, the staff will put you in touch with the right people, with your consent.

It doesn't matter why you need a Warm Space

Every Warm Space is a non-judgemental space;whatever the reason you have for coming in, you'll be treated the same and never judged.

Options of what to do in your Warm Space

Every Warm Space will have the option to participate in some activity, from more casual “coffee” hours to a service’s usual activities. If you don’t fancy this, you can always find a seat and bring something with you to do.

Choose your food and drink for your Warm Space

Please be advised some Warm Spaces may have restrictions for food but our Warm Spaces will endeavour to provide food and drink, or allow you to bring your own where suitable. Please find more information within the description of the service on the Warm Spaces directory.

 


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