Support for families

NHS Healthy Start cards

If you are more than 10 weeks pregnant or have a child under 4, you may be able to apply for a Healthy Start cash card from the NHS.

Hertfordshire Baby Bank

Hertfordshire Baby Bank aims to help local families facing hardship.

Hygiene Banks

Hygiene banks are set up to give people access to the basics they need to stay clean, there are several across Hertfordshire including one in Hatfield.


Find out if you’re eligible for help with your childcare costs.


Other support for families