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All the latest news and updates from Services for Young People

Young people have their say!

18 May 2020

Climate change, mental health, bullying, knife crime and body image were all identified as key concerns for young people in Hertfordshire in a recent survey.

YC Hertfordshire North Herts Youth Council has gone virtual!

24 April 2020

YC Hertfordshire North Herts team is now helping young people get involved in their local communities from the safety of their own homes. Youth council meetings are now happening virtually via video and young people have been busy putting together some top tips for their peers.

Year 10 students meet employers at YC Hertfordshire Careers Carousel event

09 April 2020

In February over 230 Year 10 students at Goffs Academy had the opportunity to meet with over 30 national and local companies from a diverse range of industry sectors as part of a careers carousel event organised by YC Hertfordshire.

YC Hertfordshire holds major event for careers guidance and work-related learning professionals

26 March 2020

YC Hertfordshire holds major event for careers guidance and work-related learning professionals

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 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.

Quality in Careers Standard

04 February 2020

Almost 20 learning providers in Hertfordshire have now signed up to the Quality in Careers Standard, the single national quality award for careers education, information, advice and guidance (CEIAG) in schools, colleges and work-based learning, with Investor in Careers, showing continued commitment to providing high quality CEIAG provision to young people.