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National Child Exploitation Awareness Day 2020

18 March 2020

Wednesday 18 March is National Child Exploitation Awareness Day which encourages everyone to think, spot and speak out against abuse (including sexual abuse) and adopt a zero tolerance to adults developing inappropriate relationships with children or children developing inappropriate relationships with other children.

UPDATED COVID-19 or coronavirus information

17 March 2020

COVID-19, or coronavirus, has now been confirmed in Hertfordshire.  YC Hertfordshire Services for Young People projects will continue to run as normal.  If there is any change to this, we will update this website as soon as possible.  You can also contact us via yc@hertfordshire.gov.uk or 0300 123 7538.

Year 8 students are challenged to think about how they will navigate their futures

02 March 2020

Year 8 students at Goffs Academy recently took part in some of the YC Hertfordshire Services for Young People “Navigate Your Future” workshops where they explored careers, the diversity of the jobs market, skill sets needed for the future job sector, and what steps they need to take in the next few years to identify the career path they want to pursue.

LGBT+ History Month celebrated with launch of poem anthology

19 February 2020

A celebration of LGBT+ History took place at the Trestle Arts Base this week, with the launch of an anthology of poems about gender, identity and diversity, with Hertfordshire County Council - YC Hertfordshire Services for Young People.

Young people enjoy Pride Prom

17 December 2019

More than 100 young people who attend YC Hertfordshire LGBT+ youth projects across the county joined together for the annual Pride Prom.

Sir John Lawes Wellbeing Conference

05 December 2019

Fourteen young people from Sir John Lawes School worked with Youth Workers from Hertfordshire County Councils targeted youth service, YC Hertfordshire, to complete The Royal Society for Public Health’s Young Health Champions course over the last academic year, equipping them with the skills to provide mental health support to their peers.

Takeover Day 2019 – Giving young people the opportunity to get involved in democracy

02 December 2019

40 young people from across Hertfordshire were given the opportunity to create their own policies and make their own manifestos, thanks to this year’s Takeover Day.

Young People in Waltham Cross Celebrate Black History Month

27 November 2019

Young people in Broxbourne celebrated Black History Month by exploring the importance of identity and attending music workshops at YC Hertfordshire’s youth work projects and programmes.

Positive Alternatives for Broxbourne Young People

20 November 2019

Fifteen young people in Broxbourne participated in the YC Hertfordshire’s Positive Alternatives programme, focusing on making positive choices and keeping themselves safe.