Community of People

Financial Help in Harpenden

Finanacial Services

Advice Local

Your local guide to help with benefits, work, money, housing problems and more


Turn2us is a national charity that helps people in financial hardship gain access to welfare benefits, charitable grants and support services.

James Marshall Foundation

In 1722 a local man, James Marshall, left a remarkable gift in his will. He created a charity that would support young people, living in the Parish of Wheathampstead and Harpenden, to achieve their dreams.

James Marshall's legacy lives on to this day.

If you are aged under 25 and live in Harpenden or Wheathampstead you can apply to the foundation for funding to support you at school, college, university, through an apprenticeship or with your career.

Harpenden Trust

The Harpenden Trust helps families and individuals living in the AL5 postal district by

making grants towards household bills, providing vouchers for food and helping with furniture and white goods
helping seniors to pay their winter fuel bills
supporting families to meet the cost of essential school trips.