Summer 2020

YC Hertfordshire is continuing to support the young people of Hertfordshire over the summer

summer 2020 with YC Hertfordshire

YC Hertfordshire Services for Young People youth work projects in young people’s centres will be resuming in September 2020.

Throughout the summer, in addition to continuing many of our online group work sessions and one-to-one support via phone and email, our youth workers are providing street-based youth work and are delivering the Positive Alternatives Programme outdoors across Hertfordshire.

YC Hertfordshire supports young people with:

  • Mental health and wellbeing
  • Relationships, including family and friendships
  • Sexual health, including contraception, STI testing, pregnancy testing and advice
  • Education
  • Jobs and careers
  • Training and apprenticeships
  • Benefits and finances
  • Housing and homelessness
  • Alcohol, drugs and substance misuse
  • Improving resilience, self-esteem and confidence
  • Developing independent living skills
  • Having a voice in your community

 

Online group sessions

We are delivering online youth work projects in every district of Hertfordshire every week. Click on your district page on the left to see what groups you can join in your area.

Access Points

YC Hertfordshire Access Points will be opening week commencing 3rd or 10th August 2020. Get opening times and full details of your local Access Point here:

YC Hertfordshire Access Points


Exam results help and advice

YC Hertfordshire wishes you every success with your A-level and GCSE results. Getting your results marks the start of a new chapter in your life. Whether your results are better or worse than you expected, it’s not too late to rethink your plans to make the most of the opportunities available to you.

When you get your results YC Hertfordshire Personal Advisers are available to offer information, advice and guidance on going to college or sixth-form, finding a job or apprenticeship or undertaking training.

Please call 0300 123 7538, email ych@hertfordshire.gov.uk or contact your local YC Hertfordshire team - details below. You can also make an appointment to see a Personal Adviser at your local YC Hertfordshire Access Point for face-to-face exam results help and advice - please contact your local team.


How to get in touch

Please contact us by calling 0300 123 7538, or via email at ych@hertfordshire.gov.uk or call your local team office below.

Young people can also text 'SUPPORT' with their name and age to the numbers below to speak to a trained youth worker about any support they need, or text 'CAREERS' to arrange a chat with a personal adviser to talk through their future plans. Someone in the team will respond within three working days.

If you are a professional or parent/carer and would like to refer a young person to YC Hertfordshire please make a referral.

Local teams
Please call 01442 454060 or text 07860 065195 if you live in:
Dacorum, which includes Hemel Hempstead, Berkhamsted, Tring, Markyate and Kings Langley.
St Albans, which includes Harpenden, London Colney, Colney Heath and Wheathampstead.

Please call 01442 454060 or text 07860 065185 if you live in:
Watford
Three Rivers, which includes Rickmansworth, Chorleywood and Croxley Green.
Hertsmere, which includes Borehamwood, Potters Bar and Bushey.


Please call 01992 588220 or text 07860 065173 if you live in:
East Herts, which includes Hertford, Ware and Bishop's Stortford.
Broxbourne, which includes Cheshunt, Waltham Cross.
Welwyn Hatfield, which includes Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield.


Please call 01438 843340 or text 07860 065178 if you live in:
Stevenage
North Herts, which includes Hitchin, Baldock, Royston and Letchworth.

LDD Team
The YC Hertfordshire LDD Team, which supports young people with learning difficulties and/or disabilities up to the age of 24, can be contacted on 01438 844999 or YCH.LDD@hertfordshire.gov.uk.


You can contact the Head of Service at headofych@hertfordshire.gov.uk.