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Young people learn how to stay safe with Positive Alternatives

08 September 2020

More than 280 young people across Hertfordshire took part in Positive Alternatives, a YC Hertfordshire Services for Young People programme about keeping safe and finding positive alternatives to gang and knife crime.

Hertfordshire County Council NCS Team launches ‘Keep Doing Good’

25 August 2020

After an uncertain few months and facing the threat of total cancellation, the service launched its NCS programme called ‘Keep Doing Good’ last month.

YC Hertfordshire Services for Young People ‘graduates’ inspire young people in Watford and Three Rivers

10 August 2020

Young people who attended projects more than five years ago have put together some videos to inspire other young people over the Covid-19 period.

Outdoor projects for young people aged 11-17 in East Herts

24 July 2020

Are you a young person aged 11-17 living in Hertford, Ware, Bishop’s Stortford or Buntingford? Are you looking for some fun and positive activities to do this summer with your friends?

Hertfordshire young people set to 'Go Wild' at Hudnall Park

20 July 2020

A new project at Hudnall Park will help to connect young people with wildlife to improve their emotional wellbeing.

Young people’s survey – tell us how the COVID-19 lockdown has affected you

29 June 2020

Young people in Hertfordshire are being asked about how lockdown has affected their wellbeing in a survey this July.

YC Hertfordshire outdoor youth work resumes

28 May 2020

YC Hertfordshire's youth workers will be out and about on streets and in parks across Hertfordshire working with young people as lock down is eased.

Young People in East Herts provide comfort to isolated older and vulnerable people with a Hug by Post

21 May 2020

Young people in East Herts have been making handmade cards and writing poems to send out to older people across Hertfordshire who receive Meals on Wheels, Emergency Food and Grocery Bag services, to help them feel more connected with their local community during these challenging times. The initiative was led by YC Hertfordshire Services for Young People, part of Hertfordshire County Council.

Young people have their say!

18 May 2020

Climate change, mental health, bullying, knife crime and body image were all identified as key concerns for young people in Hertfordshire in a recent survey.

YC Hertfordshire North Herts Youth Council has gone virtual!

24 April 2020

YC Hertfordshire North Herts team is now helping young people get involved in their local communities from the safety of their own homes. Youth council meetings are now happening virtually via video and young people have been busy putting together some top tips for their peers.