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There are a number of organisations in Hertfordshire that can help you.

Beacon Support Service

If you do not want to involve the UK government or the police, then Hertfordshire has a local, confidential support service, called Beacon.

Independent from the National Referral Mechanism, UK Government and the police, this free and impartial service can provide emotional and practical support around the impact and effects of exploitation to you in Hertfordshire.

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Phone: 03000 11 55 55 (option 3)

Housing Advice and Homelessness Support (By Council Area)

Herts Young Homeless

Free service empowering young people to be able to deal with the difficult situations in their lives, giving them the ability and confidence to ‘do it themselves’ and ultimately find stability.


New Hope

A free service which exists to serve individuals who are homeless or vulnerably-housed through the provision of accommodation and opportunities to transform lives.

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Get help and advice online -

Or call 0300 012 0168.


Mind in Mid Herts

Provider of mental health services in Mid Hertfordshire, with wellbeing centres in St. Albans, Stevenage, Hertford and Welwyn Garden City.


Charis Tiwala

A charity offering support and assistance to anyone who is working in the sex industry in Hertfordshire.


Migrant and Refugee Children’s Legal Unit (MiCLU)

A specialist legal and policy hub based at the Islington Law Centre in London.

They represent young people:

  • who have been displaced by war
  • are fleeing abuse
  • trafficked into the UK for exploitation and slavery
  • separated from their families and effectively “invisible” in terms of civil and legal status because of immigration laws.

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To access support, visit

For urgent assistance, contact the service on 020 7288 7668 or