Samaritans of SW Herts ( Watford ) opened in 1969 when the first Director, Graham, secured premises at 2 Local Board Road. The organisation quickly became part of the local community and is one of the town's oldest charities. On Saturday 9 November 1991 Watford Samaritans moved to 45 St John's Road, & the new premises were opened by Barbara Windsor.
Samaritans in South West Herts.
The area served by SW Herts Samaritans covers Berkhamsted, Bovingdon, Chorleywood, Rickmansworth, Hemel Hempstead, Kings Langley, Watford, Oxhey, St Albans, Potters Crouch, Bricket Wood, Radlett, Bushey, Borehamwood & Elstree.