Charity Information

The Crescent is a registered Charity no. 1003547.

Registered office: 19 Russell Avenue, St Albans, Hertfordshire AL3 5ES.

We were founded on 1.12.88, (the first WORLD AIDS DAY) and we were originally located a short distance away in Church Crescent, St Albans. (hence the name)

We moved to our current premises, 19 Russell Avenue, St Albans in 1991.

In 2016 were were honoured to be awarded the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service (QAVS) following a nomination by the Bishop of St Albans, The Right Reverend Doctor Alan Smith.

This award is the equivalent of an MBE for the organisation and was given in recognition of our work in the community by Her Majesty on the occasion of her 90th birthday.

You can find more information on QAVS by visiting

Our Patrons are Lord Rennard, and CJ de Mooi