Services for Young People Hertfordshire Services for Young People

Opportunities for young people

provided by Broxbourne Youth Strategy Partnership Group member organisations

Services for Young People

Services for Young People (SfYP) provides youth work projects, information, advice, guidance, work related learning and wider support for young people aged 11 to 17 and up to 25 for some vulnerable groups.

SfYP youth work projects in Broxbourne

Broxbourne Borough Council

Broxbourne Council delivers a weekly programme of positive activities for young people aged 11-19, primarily via multisport sessions at the council's kickabout courts but also outdoor (detached) youth work and youth clubs. Additional programmes and events are delivered during school holidays including 'Fit & Fed'.

Broxbourne Borough Council also leads on the Broxbourne Youth Intervention Programme to support young people at risk of involvement in serious youth crime. The council also partners with Services for Young People to facilitate the Broxbourne Youth Council. Support is also provided to community groups offering sport or arts activities for young people.

Support for young people- Broxbourne Borough Council 

Broxbourne Youth Council

Services for Young People and Broxbourne Borough Council facilitate Broxbourne Youth Council, which provides young people living and/or studying in the borough the opportunity to have their say and campaign on matters that are important to them and other young people.

Youth council – Borough of Broxbourne Council


We help to support and improve the communities where we are based, and provide opportunities for all. 

Our community investment team, Catalyst Communities, runs and funds a wide range of projects, ranging from youth mentoring schemes to apprenticeship programmes, gardening clubs to exercise classes.

Catalyst Communities youth offer


Supporting the whole family and the local community to reach their goals. Our mission is to build strong relationships, communication and trust within the family. Through teamwork, skills development and problem solving we work with children and young people to give them self-esteem, a meaning and a purpose for the future.


Department of Work and Pensions/Job Centre Plus

Jobcentre Plus helps people move from benefits into work and helps employers advertise jobs. It also deals with benefits for people who are unemployed or unable to work because of a health condition or disability.


DSPL4 (Delivering Special Provision Locally)

Our mission is to meet the needs of children and young people with special education needs and/or disabilities (SEND), aged 0-25, as close to home as possible, improve outcomes for wellbeing and attainment, widen the choices available to them, remove barriers to learning and identify ways to use resources more effectively.


HABS (Hoddesdon and Broxbourne Settings)

The HABS Family Support Team is one of 19 Local Schools Partnerships that provide high quality services for children, young people and their families in Wormley, Turnford, Broxbourne and Hoddesdon.


Herts Mind Network

We create opportunities for individuals experiencing mental ill health to make choices, find their solutions, build resilience and manage their whole life and wellbeing. Our services are based on the principle of self-help with a strong emphasis on prevention, personal development, self-management and improving health and wellbeing.

Herts Mind Network

Hertfordshire Police – schools and gangs team

This Hertfordshire Police specialist team targets early intervention to educate young people about gang and knife crime. Professionals can refer young people if they are not currently engaged with another agency.

Hertfordshire Police

Herts Sport and Physical Activity Partnership (HSP)

The Herts Sport and Physical Activity Partnership (HSP) work collaboratively to create the conditions for an active nation and use the power of sport and physical activity to transform lives.

'Fit, Fed and Read' Summer Programme and Career Mode programmes are offered.

Herts Sports and Physical Activity Partnership



Herts Young Homeless

Our focus is on preventing homelessness - from education in schools and family mediation through to supporting 16 to 24-year-olds in their first homes.

Herts Young Homeless


Our vision is of a society in which everyone has a place to call home and a stake in their community. Our mission is to end homelessness and change the lives of those affected by it.

Phoenix Group for Deaf Children and Young Adults

Our aims are to empower young people up to the age of 25 who have a hearing impairment; help overcome barriers and promote independence; build confidence and self-esteem; be led by our members.

Phoenix Group for Deaf Children and Young Adults

Riverside Church

An Elim Pentecostal church meeting on Sunday mornings at St Catherine's Primary school near the centre of Hoddesdon. Part of Broxbourne Churches together.

Riverside Church

School Nursing

School Nursing is part of the Hertfordshire Family Centre Service. The service brings children’s centres, health visiting and school nursing together to provide a more joined up service for children, young people and their families from pregnancy through to when a child reaches 19. 

There is a range of different support groups, activities and services on offer for children and their families to help them be healthy, grow and develop. Families can access available services from any Hertfordshire Family Centre, allowing them to fit sessions and services around busy family lives. For more information, visit the Family Centre Service website.

School Nursing Service

The Gifted

Our mission is to empower and inspire young people. We support vulnerable and disadvantaged young people to unlock their potential, build confidence and skills, raise aspirations and self-belief using interactive and creative media workshops.

The Gifted

Wormley & Turnford Big Local

Big Local is a resident-led community development project funded by the National Lottery.

The aim of Big Local is to empower local communities to transform and improve their lives and the places they live.

Wormley & Turnford Big Local


YMCA enables people to develop their full potential in body, mind and spirit.

Inspired by, and faithful to, our Christian values, we create supportive and energising communities that are open to all, where young people can truly belong, contribute and thrive. We deliver a range of programmes and services that tackle the issues facing local people and ensure that there are opportunities for young people throughout our work, from apprentices to work experience and childcare to youthwork.


Young Life International (Hoddesdon)

Our aim is to share the message of Jesus with young people all over the UK. We do this through building relationships with them and earning the right to be heard. We work alongside a team of volunteers and the local churches to reach out to young people from 11-18 years old.

Young Life International