Crossroads Care Hertfordshire North

News and Events

  • Fantastic Charity Coffee Morning Success

    Thursday, July 24th, 2014

    Three generations of one family raised £343.30 in aid of Crossroads. Read more

  • Hitchin Carers’ Café – Health Walks Talk

    Monday, July 21st, 2014

    At the Hitchin Carers’ Café recently, a talk was given about Hertfordshire Health Walks. Read more

  • Hertford County Council Chairman’s Garden Party

    Thursday, July 17th, 2014

    Garden Party at County Hall in Hertford has theme of “Celebrating Volunteers”. Read more

  • Male Carer Survey from Carers Trust

    Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

    More than four in ten of the UK’s unpaid carers are male, dispelling the female carer stereotype. Read more

  • Poetry Recital Event at Carers’ Café

    Thursday, July 10th, 2014

    At a recent Carers’ Café in Stevenage, local carers were treated to a poetry recital. Read more

  • BT Tower Charity Dinner Raises £1600

    Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

    A champagne reception, three course dinner, a string quartet and sublime views of the London skyline. Read more

  • Bingo Fun Supports Carers Week 2014

    Thursday, June 26th, 2014

    As part of Carers Week 2014, local family carers enjoyed a fun game of bingo and entertainment. Read more


  • Carers enjoy pampering sessions

    Thursday, June 12th, 2014

    Sixteen local carers enjoyed a morning of pampering recently at the Beauty Salon at North Hertfordshire College in Hitchin. The training salon offers a wide range of treatments and the session enabled the beauty therapy students to gain valuable experience of working on clients whilst they are training at NHC. The Carers enjoyed a range [...] Read more

  • Work for Crossroads Care

    Thursday, January 30th, 2014

    We are looking for people to work with our ever growing base of carers in all areas We have a number of job vacancies currently available including a Care Planner in the Stevenage area, Support Workers and Re-Assessors.  Please go to the ‘Work for Us’ pages to find out more and download an application form. Read more

  • Chinese New Year Dinner for Crossroads

    Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

    Asian Power, are a group of sixth form students from St Francis’ College in Letchworth Garden City. They are taking part in the Dragon’s Apprentice Challenge. This is a social enterprise project run by North Herts CVS for Sixth Form students. They are working with a local business mentor and have been set the challenge [...] Read more

  • Volunteers – we need your help…

    Friday, January 3rd, 2014

    Crossroads need more volunteers: Admin Volunteers to help out in their busy Hitchin Office volunteers to help out with a new Carers’ Cafe to be opened in Harpenden in mid February and Ambasssador Volunteers to help out with one off events and helping to promote the work that we do If you want to find out more about becoming [...] Read more

  • Year of Exposure has boosted care

    Friday, January 3rd, 2014

    Since January 2013 Crossroads Care Hertfordshire North have been the Comet Charity of the Year with weekly stories, news items, information pages and photos on page 6 of the paper all highlighting the work of Crossroads Care in helping unpaid family carers. This is the last article as charity of the year. Achieving Charity of [...] Read more

  • Dragon’s Apprentice supporting Carers

    Friday, January 3rd, 2014

    Seven students from St. Francis’ College, Letchworth Garden City are taking part in the 2014 Dragons’ Apprentice Challenge which is being organised by North Herts CVS and involves Year 12 students from schools across North Herts and Stevenage. Teams of students (the Apprentices) are set a challenge to turn £100 into £1,000 for a local community [...] Read more

  • Christmas Festivities

    Friday, January 3rd, 2014

    Crossroads Care Hertfordshire North, Comet Country’s Charity of 2013, have pulled out the stops to ensure that carers and cared for enjoy some festivity in the lead up to Christmas. A group of eight clients with Young Onset Dementia who regularly attend the Crossroads Care Day Centre in Stevenage enjoyed a morning of entertainment for the [...] Read more

  • Carers Enjoy Festive Lunches

    Friday, January 3rd, 2014

    Thanks to generous funding from Jennings of Ickleford and the Co-operative Funeralcare in Letchworth and Stevenage local carers were able to celebrate Christmas in style this year and enjoy a well earned and relaxing break having lunch together. More than 50 members of three local Carers’ Cafés in Hitchin, Letchworth and Stevenage will enjoy festive lunches [...] Read more

  • Civic Service in support of Carers

    Friday, January 3rd, 2014

    More than 200 invited guests attended the Chairman of North Herts District Council, Cllr. Jane Gray’s, Civic Service at St. Martin’s Parish Church in Knebworth on Sunday 24th November. The theme of the Service was ‘Supporting Carers in our Community’ and was dedicated to those who serve the community through caring for their friends or relatives [...] Read more

  • New Programme of Learning

    Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

    Crossroads Care Hertfordshire North will be offering learning sessions for 200 carers and support workers in the New Year thanks to a successful funding bid through HAFLS the Hertfordshire Adult and Family Learning Service who provide learning in the community.  This was a partnership bid with the Community Development Agency for Hertfordshire (CDA).  The programme [...] Read more

  • Lunch at Fisherman Pub

    Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

    Twenty members of the Stevenage Carers’ Cafe group enjoyed a lunch at the Fisherman Pub and Restaurant in Fishers Green recently. The Group – all carers or former carers – meet every Monday from 10 am until 12 noon at the Crossroads Care Day Centre in Broad Oak Way, Stevenage.  They enjoy a full programme of [...] Read more

  • Round up of Crossroads Events Charity Bag Pack

    Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

    A team of Work Experience students aged 14 -19 from the new Da Vinci College in Letchworth Garden City volunteered for Crossroads Care Hertfordshire North recently. Crossroads are the chosen charity of the year for Sainsbury’s in Hitchin and to raise awareness about their services giving breaks to family carers and to raise funds for the [...] Read more

  • Fundraising Efforts for Charity of the Year

    Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

    Crossroads Care Hertfordshire North are the chosen charity for Cllr. Jane Gray, Chairman of North Herts District Council during her year of office.  In early September she kindly hosted a charity Garden Party in the grounds of her home. The event was a huge success with really positive feedback from the guests who enjoyed an afternoon [...] Read more

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