Watford

Online youth projects for young people in the Watford district

YC Hertfordshire Services for Young People is running the following online group sessions for young people in the Watford district during the coronavirus outbreak.

If you are a young person and would like to join any of these groups, please call the team on 01442 454060, text 'SUPPORT' to 07860 065185 or email yc.watford@hertfordshire.gov.uk. We will then get in touch and invite you by sending you a link so you can easily join the sessions from your phone, tablet or laptop.

If you are a professional or parent/carer and would like to refer a young person to any of these projects please make a referral.

PACT LGBT+ Project

Every Monday, 4-5pm

Every Wednesday, 3-4pm

The YC Hertfordshire Watford PACT LGBT+ project is a support group for young lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender variant people and those questioning their sexuality.

Join this group for discussions with other young LGBT+ people in the area and to get information and support from YC Hertfordshire youth workers.

For young LGBT+ people aged 13-17.

Wellbeing Project - Tuesday

Every Tuesday 4-5pm

Join this project to get support with your wellbeing. If you are struggling with stress, anxiety, self-esteem or low mood this project is for you. Our Youth Workers are here to support you.

For young people aged 12-16.

Starburst Project for Young Adults with Learning Difficulties

Every Tuesday, 7-8pm

Join the Starburst project for supportive discussions with youth workers and other young adults with learning difficulties in your area. As part of this enjoyable and engaging programme, we discuss relationships, health, emotional wellbeing and developing skills for independent living

For young adults with learning difficulties aged 18-24.

Leavesden Green Project

Every Wednesday, 2-3pm

An online project for young people in the Leavsden Green area. We'll be focusing on wellbeing and relationships and also doing art and quizzes.

For young people aged 15–17

Girls' and Young Women's Project

Every Wednesday, 2-3pm

This project provides a safe space for girls and young women to explore issues that are important to young women today, such as aspirations and opportunities, image and identity, social media, online safety and relationships.

For young women aged 12-16.

Wellbeing Project - Thursday

Every Thursday, 3-4pm

Join this project to get support with your wellbeing. If you are struggling with low mood and would like support from other young people and Youth Workers, this project is for you!

For young people aged 12-16.

Boys' and Young Men's Project

Every Thursday, 3-4pm

This online project offers an opportunity for boys and young men to discuss and explore issues affecting aspirations, self esteem as well as anger management.

For boys and young men aged 12-16.

Watford Youth Council

Every Friday 2-4pm

The Watford Youth Council is for young people who want to make a difference in their community, discuss current issues, share ideas and think of ways they can help improve things in their area.

For young people aged 13-17.