Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (HPFT) provides mental health and social care services for adults of working age, older adults, children and adolescents and specialist learning disabilities services. We also provide specialist learning disability services in Norfolk and North Essex.
We work in close partnership with Hertfordshire County Council and also with other NHS organisations to promote and support mental health in the community.
Single Point of Access (SPA) information
If you are a Hertfordshire resident and you are not already in contact with our services and you, a friend or relative are experiencing mental health problems for the first time and need emergency treatment, you can contact the Single Point of Access as follows:
- Phone: 0300 777 0707 between 8am and 7pm or 01438 843322 between 5pm and 8am
- Fax: 0300 777 0808
If you are already in contact with our services and need help during working hours (9am– 5.15pm) please contact your care coordinator.
Out of hours you can reach our Helpline by calling 01438 843322.
Out-of-hours mental health helpline
For out-of-hours advice and telephone support from a mental health professional please call the Helpline on 01438 843322.
This service operates through the night from 5pm until 9am on weekdays, and around the clock at weekends and on Bank Holidays.