West Hertfordshire Communication Support service works with stroke survivors who are living with communication difficulties, such as aphasia. Our sessions can bring you opportunities to develop communication strategies, help rebuild confidence and independence, and help you to rebuild your life after stroke.

This service offers:

A communication support needs assessment;Support in a group setting, or on a one-to-one basis, from a stroke support coordinator and trained volunteers;The opportunity to practise communication, and gain confidence in dealing with everyday situations;Information, advice and emotional support;Signposting to other organisations that could help.

Who is this service for?

This service is for stroke survivors (including TIAs/mini-strokes) with communication difficulties, living in West Hertfordshire.We also have a number of Communication Support groups:St Albans: Wednesday between 10am and 12pm at St Albans Spiritualist Church, 40 Granville Road, St Albans, AL1 5BQ.Watford: Thursday between 10am and 12pm at Disability Recreation Unity Movement (DRUM), Parkgate Youth and Community Centre, Southwold Road, Watford, WD24 7DP.Hemel Hempstead: Thursday between 1pm and 3pm at St George’s United Reformed Church, 106 Long Chauldren, Hemel Hempstead, HP1 2HX.

If you are unable to find a suitable service in your area, contact our Stroke Helpline on 0303 3033 100, or email, and we may be able to put you in touch with alternative support.

You can also search for clubs and groups in your area.

Service type: 
Communication Support


Stroke Association
The Lemarie Centre
524 St. Albans Road
WD24 7RX


Laura 232309