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All the latest news and updates from Services for Young People

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.

Services for Young People leads the way in LGBT+ young people’s inclusion

26 June 2022

Services for Young People’s work with LGBT+ young people has been instrumental in Hertfordshire County Council and Herts for Learning being awarded the Stonewall Children and Young People’s Services Gold Champion Award.

Summer holiday activities with Services for Young People

24 June 2022

Services for Young People is running free activity programmes for young people across the whole of Hertfordshire over the 2022 school summer holidays.

Free ‘Dual Test’ kits now available for people living in Hertfordshire aged 15 and over

23 June 2022

The Dual Testing campaign was launched on 21 June 2022 to remind people that free and confidential ‘Dual Tests’ for chlamydia and gonorrhoea are available, and that testing for sexually transmitted infections is important to help maintain good sexual health.

Widening access to work experience opportunities and mentoring for young people in Hertfor…

23 June 2022

HOP Into Your Future is an exciting new programme for young people aged 16-24 in Hertfordshire who are not in education, employment or training.

A badge designed by a young person is to be worn by Safeguarding Champions in Hertfordshir…

22 June 2022

The Services for Young People Hospital Youth Work Team was asked by the East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust to run a competition for young people to design a badge to be worn by the Safeguarding Champions in their hospitals.

Upgraded facilities for young people at our Hemel Hempstead Young People's Centre

21 June 2022

New training kitchens, upgraded Health Hub and refurbished media and art room are among the improvements.

Celebrating LGBT+ Pride Month with Services for Young People

31 May 2022

This Pride Month we are running a photo competition for all the young people who attend our LGBT+ projects, asking them to send us a photo of something that makes them proud. Look out for the entries on our social media at the hashtag #WhatMakesMeProud.

Young people boost their wellbeing by connecting with wildlife

25 May 2022

In the past year the Go Wild at Hudnall project has helped 414 young people to engage with nature and improve their emotional wellbeing through a range of nature-based and mindfulness activities.

Young people raise money to help the people of Ukraine

23 May 2022

As part of the Services for Young People NCS Changemakers Project, six young people have raised £276 for the DEC Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal by completing the length of a marathon (26.2 miles) by running, walking or swimming.

Our projects make a “massive difference” to young people’s wellbeing

12 May 2022

This Mental Health Awareness Week we’re looking at the many ways Services for Young People supports young people with their mental health and wellbeing.

Young people have their say!

12 May 2022

Services for Young People undertook its second annual countywide survey to find out what young people think about some of the services available to them and in general what their greatest concerns are.

Easter holiday activity programmes with Services for Young People

09 May 2022

As part of the Hertfordshire Holiday Activity Programme, Services for Young People ran free Easter holiday activities across the whole of Hertfordshire for young people aged 13-16 during the first week of the school holidays.

Young people successfully complete their Duke of Edinburgh’s Bronze Award training expedit…

28 April 2022

In a day that saw all four seasons in one day, young people practiced the skills they will need to successfully complete their Duke of Edinburgh’s (DofE) Bronze Award Qualifying Expedition.

Ware skatepark opens with support from young people in East Herts

28 April 2022

Services for Young People helps young people make a difference in their local community.

Goffs Academy win £500 voucher in Services for Young People prize draw

12 April 2022

Following the Young People’s Survey 2021, Services for Young People has announced Goffs Academy in Cheshunt have won the prize draw for a £500 voucher to use for school resources.

Holiday Activity Programmes, Easter 2022

24 March 2022

Services for Young People will be running free Easter holiday activities during the first week of the school holidays as part of Hertfordshire Holiday Activity Programme.

Services for Young People receives award from The High Sheriff of Hertfordshire

21 March 2022

HCC Services for Young People was presented with an award by The High Sheriff of Hertfordshire Lionel C. Wallace DL in recognition of its work in supporting young people with the challenges they face.

Young People focus on mental wellbeing for NHS Cadets

17 March 2022

Young people at the Broxbourne NHS Cadets group have been exploring mental health and dementia at recent sessions held at Robert Barclay Academy in Hoddesdon and Simon Balle School in Hertford.