Supporting Ukraine

We wish to welcome individuals and families who are seeking safety in Harpenden and make sure we do what we can to support you.

Harpenden Cares is a partnership of local organisations who wish to combine efforts to ensure that Ukrainian people living in Harpenden, and their hosts, are well supported and have access to essential services and opportunities that have been made available in response to this crises.


LOCAL support for ukrainian people in harpenden

High Street Methodist Church has compiled a Guide for Hosts to help navigate the first few weeks/months with their guests. It is updated as new and relevant information becomes available. This is a helpful guide with easily accessible information.

Further information about other local support is available here:

English lessons

Financial support

School places in Hertfordshire for Ukrainian children

Local social groups

Summer Camps for children

Leisure centres


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09/08/2022 09:58
Harpenden Community Banking Hub

Across the country, High Streets have seen many changes over recent years and ours in Harpenden is no different. One of the big changes is the reduction in banks and the services that they offer. Harpenden Town Council has started work to explore the opening of a Community Banking Hub to help address the impact that a loss of banks...

17/05/2022 09:21
Two New Play Areas Open

Two exciting new play areas have opened following the acquisition of four open spaces by Harpenden Town Council.