FREE Mental Health First Aid Training, foodbank, faith groups, community spaces

23rd April 2024

Farnham House, Stevenage

Hertfordshire County Council are funding free Mental Health First Aid Training for volunteers and staff at foodbanks, community spaces, faith and community groups. We are working with Hertsmere Borough Council who are helping to co-ordinate this across Hertfordshire so please do promote to within your localities.

The 2-day Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) courses will be held on Tuesday 23rd and Wednesday 24th April,  Wednesday 29th and Thursday 30th May. 

The courses will take place at Farnham House, Stevenage. To register for the course, please follow the link below and ensure you input your full name and email address:

23rd and 24 April

29th and 30th May

The link will direct you to a form in the MHFA England website requesting the following details:

  • Name and email address
  • If you require accessible course materials? YES/NO

If yes, to specify. For example: large print/video captions or materials compatible with a screen reader

You will not have to input your home or work address.

Please note:

  • Places are limited, register as soon as possible!
  • Course delivery on the 25 & 26 March, 23 & 24 April and 29 & 30 May
  • Course certificate sent via email once you complete the course.

Hertfordshire County Council know many people visiting community spaces and foodbanks require support and we will be offering a Resource Guide, marketing information, access to Togetherall and free Suicide Prevention Training as additional support to support those in need.