DENS is local charity who supports thousands of vulnerable individuals in Dacorum who are facing homelessness, poverty and social exclusion. Their mission is to support and empower them to take the next positive step in their lives.

DENS Vision, Mission & Values

DENS houses, supports and empowers vulnerable single homeless people, and others in crisis, to transform their lives.

DENS aims:

  • To provide emergency relief to those in crisis
  • To provide and source accommodation
  • To provide high quality appropriate support
  • To provide individual person centred development
  • To enable individuals to be active members of the community
  • To raise awareness of homelessness in Dacorum to increase support for DENS
  • To maintain and develop effective partnerships with local agencies

DENS Key Message:

DENS is on the frontline, tackling homelessness and poverty in Dacorum, by giving people the chance to build a better future. DENS provides a number of integrated services: The Elms, temporary emergency accommodation; DENS Day Centre, advice and a daytime haven; DENS Move On, a deposit guarantee and support scheme with private landlords; DENS Dacorum Foodbank, emergency food supplies; and DENS Enterprises, creating income.

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