Need daytime support?


Whether you need advice and support, would like to make new friends, or simply need someone to talk to, DENS offers a variety of options.

Drop-in and visit us, or get in touch via the details below to chat with one of our staff members. If you’re not sure which service is right for you, contact us for more information.


The Day Centre is often the first port of call for our services.

Here, anyone is welcome to drop in for a shower, a hot meal, clean clothes and some company. We also offer 1-to-1 expert advice on issues associated with homelessness.

The Day Centre is the main referral point for The Elms hostel.

You can find the Day Centre at the edge of Gadebridge Park: 1 Queensway, Hemel Hempstead, HP1 1HT. Click here to view on Google Maps.

*Due to social distancing restrictions, the Day Centre is currently open by appointment only.*

Pre-booked 1-to-1 appointments: Monday – Friday, 10am – 4pm

To make an appointment, please call 01442 275900 or email


Open Space is a warm and welcoming space where you can connect with other local people, get creative and get any advice you need.

If you’d like to attend Open Space, please contact Karen on 01442 913276 or


The Bike Project workshops are run at our shop located at 1 Rossgate, Gadebridge, Hemel Hempstead HP1 3LG. Click here to view on Google Maps.

These workshops are a fun way for you to learn new skills and meet new people in a relaxed atmosphere.

If you’d like to take part, please email

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