Communities 1st develops, connects and supports local voluntary and community organisations, helping to improve the quality of peoples lives across the districts of St. Albans, Hertsmere, Broxbourne and East Herts.
We are home to the St. Albans, Hertsmere, Broxbourne and East Herts Volunteer Centres, providing support and guidance for those who want to become volunteers and those who want to recruit volunteers.
We provide support services for older people and facilitate various meetings and events around health and wellbeing within the community and at a higher level. We offer Group Support resources for new community groups and ongoing information and advice on everything from funding to social media for existing groups in districts of St. Albans and Hertsmere.
Through our buildings, we offer training, networking opportunities, room hire and office rental. We also deliver specific projects within the districts of St. Albans, Hertsmere, Broxbourne and East Herts and the surrounding areas.