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Services for Young People works with schools and colleges to transform the way young peopl…

01 March 2023

The Apprenticeship Support and Knowledge (ASK) programme raises awareness of apprenticeships, traineeships and T Levels, helping students discover a wider range of career paths.

Young people visit Warner Bros Studios, Roche Pharmaceuticals and Tesco head office as par…

28 February 2023

The Talent Mentor programme provides one-to-one careers coaching and activity days to help students in School Year 10 with their post-16 choices and raise their aspirations for the future.

Young people in St Albans take action to reduce loneliness in the cost-of-living crisis

27 February 2023

Members of the St Albans Youth Council raised £150 by doing a sponsored litter pick to create care packages for older people in their area.

Working with Borehamwood sports project to make a difference to young people’s lives

16 January 2023

Young people in Borehamwood have been keen to engage with Services for Young People Youth Workers about issues such as sexual health and healthy relationships.

Our 2023-24 traded offer to schools and colleges is now available to purchase

04 January 2023

Services for Young People offers a comprehensive range of services, including independent and impartial careers education, information, advice and guidance; work-related learning and work experience placements; and personal and social development opportunities.

Services for Young People projects restart for the spring term from 9 January 2023

03 January 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. 

Our Youth Mental Health First Aid training ensures young people get the support they need

31 December 2022

Since 2018, Services for Young People has trained over 140 people to spot the signs, offer support and keep young people safe when they are experiencing mental health difficulties.

Young LGBT+ people celebrate their achievements by going to see the Lion King

30 December 2022

The Services for Young People Dacorum and St Albans Team, in partnership with the Swan Youth Project in Berkhamsted, were awarded funding for the trip from Amazon as a way to celebrate the progress the young people have made as a result of attending both projects.

‘Go Wild at Hudnall’ connects 247 young people with nature to improve their wellbeing

29 December 2022

Services for Young People delivered 117 Go Wild at Hudnall sessions to 247 young people in the last 12 months, boosting their physical, emotional and social wellbeing, as well as empowering and inspiring them to care for the natural environment around them.

Our “helpful and motivating” Pathways to Success programme exceeds targets

28 December 2022

In 2022 Services for Young People exceeded its Pathways to Success programme’s target participation numbers for young people from ethnic minorities, young people with disabilities, and those who live in a single adult household. 

Over 150 people attend Christmas-themed National Citizen Service graduation event

22 December 2022

Young people who took part in the 2022 National Citizen Service programmes with Services for Young People met up with their team mates again on 17 December to receive their First Aid certificates and NCS certificates signed by the Prime Minister.

Young LGBT+ people celebrate their individuality at the 2022 Pride Prom

21 December 2022

For the first time since 2019, the Pride Prom event for young people who attend Services for Young People LGBT+ projects across Hertfordshire took place in St Albans on 2 December.

Services for Young People improves outcomes for young people educated at home

20 December 2022

A Services for Young People initiative in the Welwyn Hatfield and Broxbourne districts has increased the number of home-educated young people who progress into education, training and employment.

Our innovative work with young LGBT+ people receives national recognition

30 November 2022

Having been shortlisted as a finalist in June, Services for Young People (SfYP) was delighted to be presented with a Highly Commended certificate at the Children & Young People Now Awards event on 24 November. 

Brave young people swap their beds for sleeping bags to raise money for homeless charity

29 November 2022

Young people from Services for Young People projects joined an overnight sponsored sleepout event to raise vital funds for Herts Young Homeless.

Theatre trip inspires young adults to take centre stage in their lives

29 November 2022

Young adults at the PRISM LGBT+ project had the opportunity to see their gender identities and sexual orientations represented on stage at a musical theatre trip organised by Services for Young People.

Services for Young People trains new Young Commissioners to have their say

28 November 2022

Young Commissioners work with Hertfordshire County Council Commissioners and other professionals to shape services available to children and young people in Hertfordshire. 

16 Days of Activism against gender-based violence

23 November 2022

This November, Services for Young People is proud to be supporting the 16 Days of Activism campaign which calls for action to end violence against women and girls around the world.

146 young people receive awards for their outstanding achievements

21 November 2022

Services for Young People (SfYP) celebrated the outstanding achievements of 146 young people from across Hertfordshire at their Young People’s Awards events during National Youth Work Week.

Hertfordshire young people are future-focused as they celebrate Black History Month 2022

09 November 2022

This year’s Black History Month theme, ‘Time for change: action not words’, was explored through a variety of activities at all Services for Young People projects throughout October.

Our Bishop’s Stortford Young People’s Centre reopens after major renovation

08 November 2022

An event to celebrate the refurbishment and reopening of Bishop’s Stortford Young People’s Centre took place on Wednesday 2nd November. 

Increasing our support for care experienced young people across Hertfordshire

31 October 2022

This autumn sees the launch of Services for Young People’s new Care Experienced Young People’s Hubs, monthly drop-in sessions for care experienced young people where they can get support from Advisers and Youth Workers at one of our young people’s centres.