Our charities

DENS is the charity seeking solutions to the problems of single homeless people and poverty in our local area of Dacorum. DENS is on the frontline, tackling homelessness and poverty in Dacorum, by giving people the chance to build a better future. DENS provides a number of integrated services: The Elms, emergency and short term accommodation; DENS Day Centre, advice and a daytime haven; DENS Rent Aid, a deposit guarantee and support scheme with private landlords; DENS Dacorum Foodbank, emergency food supplies; DENS Equipped to Change: support for education, training, volunteering and employment and DENS Enterprises, creating income.


The Hospice of St Francis is a charity that provides free, expert care for people living with life-limiting illnesses in West Herts and South Bucks, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or socio-economic background. It also supports their families, carers and those close to them. The Hospice's professional multi-disciplinary team offers support from diagnosis and care is tailored to each individual patient’s needs, helping them to improve and maintain their quality of life.