We are a membership organisation dedicated to supporting the Voluntary Community, Faith, CIC, Social Enterprises and small-medium sized Business based or working in the districts of St Albans and Hertsmere.
To work with people across all sectors to make a positive impact on the wellbeing of local people through Support, Knowledge, Voice, Infrastructure and innovation.
Working to build inclusive, empowering and vibrant local communities.
If you're in an at-risk group and need help or support - please complete our online form here. The purpose of this form is to collect your contact details so we can help connect you to support from a volunteer in your community. If you need any help completing this form, please contact Communities 1st on 020 8207 5115 or email email@example.com
To volunteer - if you would like to volunteer and become a Compassionate Community Connector click here
To be #PartOfTheSolution and volunteer to support the local response to the Covid-19 pandemic - click here
For ideas and inspiration for fun things to do at home, please visitCovid19Ideas
We would like to thank all of our volunteers for all their hard work during the pandemic and have created a video from us at Communities 1st to show our appreciation, you can view this video here.
Communities 1st is working in partnership with St Albans City and District Council, Hertsmere Borough Council, Hertfordshire County Council,Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust, Herts Valley CCG and East & North Herts CCG, Broxbourne & East Herts and Welwyn/Hatfield Volunteer Centres, VolunteeringHerts, #TeamHerts, Citizens Advice, HertsHelp, Hertfordshire Independent Living Service, Small Acts of Kindness plus many other member organisations. Communities 1st is a delivery partner of Community Help Hertfordshire.