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Services for Young People supports White Ribbon Day and 16 Days of Activism

24 November 2023

Services for Young People is proud to support this year’s campaigns against gender-based violence. Our work with young people helps them to develop healthy relationships and challenge harmful attitudes to create a safer future for everyone.

Over 150 Hertfordshire young people are recognised for their outstanding achievements

10 November 2023

Services for Young People celebrated the resilience, determination and compassion of 157 young people from across Hertfordshire at their four Young People’s Awards events during National Youth Work Week.

Supporting young people with their concerns about money and financial wellbeing

09 November 2023

During Talk Money Week, 6-10 November 2023, and in response to young people’s feedback about their worries about the cost of living and the future, Services for Young People is highlighting the financial information and advice it offers to young people across Hertfordshire. 

Hertfordshire Young People’s Health and Wellbeing Survey 2023

01 November 2023

From 6 November until 20 December, young people aged 11-19 in Hertfordshire can have their voices heard by taking part in the annual Young People’s Health and Wellbeing Survey. The results will be used to help plan future services which meet the needs of the young people of Hertfordshire.

Young People’s Awards 2023

01 October 2023

Services for Young People will be holding its annual Young People’s Awards events as part of the National Youth Work Week celebrations this November.

National Youth Work Week 2023: celebrating the difference youth work makes

30 September 2023

To mark this year’s National Youth Work Week, which is running from 6th to 12th November, Services for Young People have planned a range of activities and events across Hertfordshire.

Duke of Edinburgh's Award celebration events

28 September 2023

This September, Services for Young People hosted celebratory events across the county to recognise the achievements of young people who successfully completed their Bronze and Silver Duke of Edinburgh’s Awards

Celebrating diversity and inclusion at Herts Pride 2023

27 September 2023

More than 90 young people visited the Services for Young People stand at the annual Herts Pride community event at Cassiobury Park in Watford this August.

More than 500 young people benefit from our summer holiday activity programmes

08 September 2023

Positive feedback about Services for Young People’s holiday activity programmes highlights their impact on young people's confidence, health and wellbeing.

Sexual Health Week 2023

07 September 2023

This Sexual Health Week we are raising awareness of the sexual health support available at our young people's centres.

Services for Young People projects restart for the autumn term from 11 September 2023

05 September 2023

Services for Young People projects enable young people in all districts of Hertfordshire to develop their personal and social skills and increase their confidence, self-esteem and resilience.

St Albans Youth Council invite councillor to talk about making play areas more inclusive

09 August 2023

St Albans Youth Council members are excited to be involved in shaping the future development of recreation spaces for children and young people in Harpenden and St Albans.

Supporting young refugees in Dacorum

08 August 2023

Services for Young People is working in partnership with the charity ‘Herts Welcomes Refugees’ to support young refugees in Hemel Hempstead and the surrounding areas.

New ‘Practical Partners’ project will enhance support for care leavers in Hertfordshire

07 August 2023

Practical Partners, a collaboration between Services for Young People and GoVolHerts, will offer a new form of support for care leavers during their transition to independence. The project aims to equip care leavers with important life skills, paving the way for a successful future.

Young people celebrate Pride Month with Services for Young People

26 July 2023

Young people attending Services for Young People’s projects last month came together to celebrate Pride Month and express their unique identities through music and art.

Services for Young People consultation – have your say on our future priorities

17 July 2023

We are looking at ways to redesign some of the services we offer to young people in Hertfordshire. We want to hear from young people, parents/carers, professionals and other stakeholders about what is most important to them.

Easter holiday activity programme focuses on health and happiness

02 May 2023

Young people aged 13-16 develop new skills and take part in exciting and creative activities as part of the free Services for Young People (SfYP) Easter holiday activity programme.