Central Herts Area

Herts Vision Loss provides support to local clubs for blind and partially sighted people in different areas of Hertfordshire. We are always keen to help facilitate the start-up of new groups. If you know of groups that should be added the list below, or you would like to discuss starting a new group in your area, please get in touch.

Welwyn Garden City

The Thursday Club meets 2nd Thursday of the month 2pm – 4pm at Guessens Grove Hall, Guessens Road, Welwyn Garden City.
Contact – Mrs Vera Weeden on 01707 327370.

Potters Bar Circle for the Blind

Call 01707 657194 for details of meeting times (Thursdays 7.45pm). The Club also arranges occasional evenings out and one summer trip out.
Contact – Mrs G Rickards, 16 Green Meadow, Potters Bar. Call 01707 657194.

St. Albans Macular Group

Meets once a month with a speaker 2nd Tuesday monthly – 2.00pm – 3.30pm.United Reform Church Hall, Homewood Road, St. Albans.
Contact – Sue Fennell on 01727 852492.

Little Heath & Potters Bar Circle for the Blind

Meets at Furzedown Court Centre, Mutton Lane. Thurs 7.45pm. Theatre trips Mon evening.  Mrs Rickards 01707 657194.

St. Johns Guild Fellowship (St. Albans)

Contact:  Mrs. Sylvia Hayes 01727 864076

Contact the Elderly (St Albans and Harpenden)

A group of volunteer drivers use their cars to collect the same elderly people once a month on a Sunday afternoon and together they visit a volunteer host for tea and an informal social afternoon. The group visits a different host each month and arrive at the host’s home around 3pm and leave again around 5pm.This monthly outing with friends is something our members look forward to with great pleasure, as for many, the outings are a lifeline of friendship. This service is completely free. Please call the Freephone number to register your interest: 0800 716 543.