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East Herts District Youth Strategy Partnership Group

Supporting, evaluating and promoting the delivery of services for young people across the East Herts district, working closely with young people including Bishop's Stortford and Ware Youth Forums

The East Herts Youth Strategy Partnership Group meets regularly to discuss the key issues affecting young people in the area. It then decides on what local action needs to be taken, both collectively and by individual organisations, to target these issues and help ensure young people in East Herts have the very best opportunities available. For further information about the work of the East Herts Youth Strategy Group please contact the Chair, Mark Hughes, on 01992 555656 or


Opportunities for young people in the East Herts district 


East Herts Youth Strategy Partnership Group member organisations


Services for Young People
Youth work, information, advice, guidance, support and work-related learning for young people

Active East Herts
Providing physical activity opportunities across the district


Aspects is a family and pupil support service for children aged 5-19 at school, aiming to remove barriers to learning. Aspects also offers advice guidance and support to parents and carers and families.


Bishop’s Stortford Youth Project at the Thirst Youth Café
A charity based in Bishop’s Stortford, passionate about helping young people. We offer innovative youth services in our local area, aiming to respond to the local needs and to help young people flourish and grow.


Change Grow Live (CGL)

Spectrum Drug and Alcohol Recovery Services
Alcohol and substance misuse and addiction support


Clarion Futures
From money management and digital skills, to community investment and supporting residents into work.


Department of Work and Pensions/Job Centre Plus
Jobcentre Plus is the part of the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) which delivers working-age support service in the UK.


East Herts District Council
Supporting communities and neighbourhoods across East Herts.


East Herts Neighbourhood Watch
The district's Neighbourhood Watch supports individuals and communities to be connected, safe and active. The initiative increases wellbeing and minimises crime.

Volunteers as Ward Co-ordinators or Deputy District Co-ordinators are always welcome.


East & North Hertfordshire NHS Clinical Commissioning Group


Future Living Hertford
An award-winning registered charity and an independent service for those in recovery from addiction and domestic abuse, providing a safe, non-judgemental therapeutic environment.


A free, confidential service working holistically with young people aged 11-19 across Hertford and Ware. Our primary goal is to empower young people to have hope for their future and reach their full potential through our four key areas of work: outreach, education, support and developing.


Herts Fire and Rescue Service
Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service is part of the Community Protection Directorate of Hertfordshire County Council which is also the Fire and Rescue Authority.

Herts Fire and Rescue Service


Hertfordshire Police—Schools and Gangs Unit
Working with young people at risk of gang involvement or already gang members.


Hertford Regional College Student Services
A further education college with campuses in Broxbourne and Ware, delivering full and part-time courses in a range of sectors and occupational areas.


Herts Sports Partnership

Introducing sport initiatives county wide


HCC Intensive Family Support
Intensive Family Support teams work with families with multiple and complex needs who would benefit from intensive support.


Network Homes
An award-winning housing association with over 45 years’ experience of providing affordable homes. We own and manage over 20,000 homes across London, Hertfordshire and the South East


Nightstop UK
Nightstop provides a bed for the night for young people who need it in a moment of crisis.


Pro-Action Hertfordshire
Supports, represents and champions the many organisations and individuals across Hertfordshire who work with children and young people.


Richard Hale School, Hertford
Richard Hale School is a Hertford-based all-ability school for boys aged 11-16, which admits both boys and girls into a co-educational sixth Form.

Saracens Foundation

The charitable arm of the Saracens professional rugby club. Delivering sport for social change projects across Hertfordshire, Essex, Kent and North London.


Specialist Adolescent Service Hertfordshire (SASH)

Support for vulnerable young people and their families in need, focusing on support, resolution and multi-agency work, through the identification of complex needs to prevent escalation into specialist services.


Sawbridgeworth Town Council

Sawbridgeworth Young People’s Recreational Centre (SYPRC)
The Sawbridgeworth Town Council is the trustee for SYPRC, which consists of the Bullfields Centre and field in Cutforth Road. It has a management committee of 11 members, including four councillors, community members and young people. The main intended beneficiaries are young people resident in Sawbridgeworth up to the age of 17.



Simon Balle School, Hertford
Simon Balle All-through School is a co-educational secondary school, sixth form, and most recently primary school with academy status located in Hertford.


Stortford Valley Healthcare Ltd
Increasing the provision of primary care services in the Stort Valley area.


Sporting Inspirations CIC
We act as a catalyst to transform young people’s lives from ages 8 to 25+. We are passionate about the social, physical and emotional wellbeing of young people from all backgrounds and abilities, including the homeless. Our aim is to work closely with young people in their local environment, encouraging greater participation in positive activities to create safer and healthier communities. This is delivered with a localised strategic partnership by a dedicated team of professionals and volunteers.
Twitter: @SptInspirations
Instagram: @sportinginspirationscic
Facebook: @SportingInspirationsCIC


The University of Hertfordshire

Based in Hatfield, this university offers a wide range of undergraduate courses, postgraduate courses, continuing professional development (CPD), online distance learning and short courses.