Our Services

The New Apton Centre is the home of Age Concern, Bishops Stortford which is open to people over the age of 55.  It is a social centre, which is open four days per week providing the older community with the opportunity to socialise, enjoy a nutritious meal and participate in a range of events and activities.

Activities on offer include:


  • Gentle exercise, dance and yoga sessions

  • Art and Craft workshops 

  • Games and quizzes

  • Music and Singing Workshops

  • Support Workshops

  • Indoor multi-sports 

  • Outings and Seasonal events

  • Chiropody, Beauty Therapy and hairdressers also available on a regular basis, with fully qualified practitioners. 


In addition to our current services, we are also open for lunches with home-cooked meals throughout the week. 

The perfect place to meet new friends and share new experiences for a more social you.  

Carers Support

Other supporting services in the area

The Apton Centre, Age Concern, Bishop's Stortford is proud to be able to provide a venue for Cross Roads Care monthly meetings for carers, to drop in have a chat with Jane and her team and get the advice and support they need. 

To find out more about Cross Roads and how they can support Carers contact 01462 427545

For dates and information on their forthcoming meetings please download this file : 

The Hertfordshire Country Councils adult social care unit can help you Including social care, blue badges, bus passes, day services, services for carers and reporting concerns about an adult or a care home.

Provide free, confidential and impartial advice and campaign on big issues affecting people's lives. Aiming to help everyone find a way forward, whatever problem they face.

An independent charity and part of the Citizens Advice network across England and Wales.

Herts Help

 0300 123 4044

Hertfordshire Age UK Information and Advice Line can help

0300 345 3446

Hertfordshire Age UK advice line can support with:

  • Claiming benefits

  • accessing local services

  • community care queries

  • housing options

  • IT training...and much more. 

We are HertsHelp - a network of community organisations in Hertfordshire working together.

We're here to listen and help you find independent support, guidance and information you need to get the most out of life.

If someone is in immediate danger - call 999.

Call Day or Night if you are concerned about the well-being of an adult.
You can tell us about:

  • General concerns about a care home or other care services

  • Concerns that an adult can't look after themselves

  • Concerns that an adult at risk (someone who needs care and support and can't protect themselves) is being abused or neglected.

shopping and delivery services

Call to order your shopping and arrange a delivery


Telephone Service

Contact us to register for this service or let us know of people in your community who we could support

Meal Delivery 


Daily two-course meals delivered at lunchtime and ready meals for the weekends (Friday deliveries)

Advice and support

Call Us if you have any questions or need to seek advice or support

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