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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.

Herts Parent Carer Involvement launches survey

31 October 2022

Herts Parent Carer Involvement exists to represent the views of the parents and carers of children and young people with SEND in Hertfordshire. They have launched their first annual survey to find out more about what families in Hertfordshire are experiencing.

Young people’s dedication is celebrated at DofE and NHS Cadets awards evening

31 October 2022

Young people from the St Albans and Dacorum area had the opportunity to share their successes with peers, family and professionals at a celebratory awards evening hosted by Services for Young People.

Putting young people at the centre of our National Youth Work Week celebrations

31 October 2022

To mark this year’s National Youth Work Week, which is running from 7th to 13th November, Services for Young People have planned a range of activities and events across Hertfordshire.

Go Wild at Hudnall project receives a CPRE silver standard certificate

27 October 2022

Services for Young People (SfYP) was praised for its work in supporting young people to connect with nature and engage in conservation work by award judges.

Our work with young LGBT+ people is shortlisted for a Children & Young People Now award

27 October 2022

Services for Young People are delighted to be named as a finalist for the first time in the upcoming Children & Young People Now Awards. The awards recognise initiatives of the highest standard, designed to improve the lives of children, young people and their families, and showcase best practice.

Cllr Paula Hiscocks hears how we address young people’s needs at the earliest opportunity

25 October 2022

Paula Hiscocks, County Councillor for Rickmansworth West and Deputy Executive Member for Children Young People and Families, visited West Hyde Young People’s Centre and met with Services for Young People (SfYP) Area Team Manager Kips Green. During the visit they discussed the support available for young people and the important role youth work has in enabling young people to succeed.

Services for Young People Access Point Projects survey, Autumn 2022

19 October 2022

Services for Young People is asking young people how we can make our Access Point Projects more accessible to them.

Young people connect with nature to improve their mental and emotional wellbeing

27 September 2022

At the Services for Young People ‘Go Wild at Hudnall’ summer sessions young people took part in a range of nature-based activities to develop their resilience and learnt strategies to improve their mental health.

Sexual Health Week 2022

27 September 2022

Services for Young People (SfYP) provides free and confidential sexual health services to young people across Hertfordshire. This Sexual Health Week we are raising awareness of these services and the different ways young people can access them.

Services for Young People supports hundreds of young people over the summer holidays

23 September 2022

From healthy lifestyles to personal safety, Services for Young People supported hundreds of young people to develop new skills during their summer 2022 programmes.

Services for Young People projects across Hertfordshire this autumn

15 September 2022

Services for Young People’s youth work projects enable young people in all districts of Hertfordshire to learn new skills, increase their knowledge and develop confidence, self-esteem and resilience.

Inviting employers to get involved in a new programme - Hertfordshire Opportunities

14 September 2022

Hertfordshire Opportunities puts employers at the heart of inspiring, informing and communicating with the next generation of employees in our county. 

Our Positive Pathways summer programme inspires young people to live a safer lifestyle

13 September 2022

Young people who took part in the Services for Young People Positive Pathways summer 2022 programme across Hertfordshire this summer reported feeling more confident, self-aware and less isolated when facing challenges and keeping themselves safe.

Our Hospital Youth Work Team helps young people to ‘Go Wild at Hudnall’

31 August 2022

The Services for Young People Hospital Youth Work Team took a group of young people to Hudnall Park to take part in Go Wild at Hudnall ‘Wild Wellbeing’ sessions this summer. 

HAPpy Holiday Activity Programmes support young people’s physical and mental health

30 August 2022

The summer 2022 Services for Young People HAPpy Holiday Activity Programmes were well attended and received fantastic feedback from both the young people who took part and their parents/carers.

Young LGBT+ people play an integral part in Hertfordshire’s Pride celebrations

30 August 2022

Services for Young People supported young LGBT+ people to get their voices heard at the rainbow flag raising event at County Hall in Hertford and at the Herts Pride Festival in Watford.

Over 200 young people make lifelong memories on our National Citizen Service programmes

26 August 2022

NCS provides young people aged 16-17 with the opportunity to learn valuable life skills, take part in challenging activities and work with other young people to make a difference in their communities during the school holidays.

Getting your A-level or GCSE results? Services for Young People is here to help!

25 August 2022

Young people who are getting their A-level and GCSE results this summer can get support from Services for Young People as they consider their next steps.

Supporting elective home educated young people to develop plans for their future

27 July 2022

Services for Young People works to engage young people who are ‘elective home educated’ to ensure they are receiving the support and guidance we offer to students in schools.

Broxbourne Youth Council holds ‘Community Question Time'

27 July 2022

The Broxbourne Youth Council held a Community Question Time event on the impact of Covid-19 on young people’s wellbeing and mental health. 

Young people in East Herts and Welwyn Hatfield turn to dance to boost their wellbeing

19 July 2022

Youth Workers in Services for Young People’s East Herts and Welwyn Hatfield teams challenged the young people at their projects to get dancing to boost their mood and physical wellbeing. 

Services for Young People youth council supports 'Orange Hat Appeal'

18 July 2022

Members of the Hertsmere Youth Council visited Barnet General Hospital’s maternity unit to present orange hats they’d made for new-born babies.

Virtual conference inspires and enables learning providers to develop inclusive careers an…

11 July 2022

Services for Young People held its annual conference for careers leaders across Hertfordshire on 29 June 2022.