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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

Services for Young People


Active East Herts
Providing physical activity opportunities across the district
Active East Herts


Active in the Community CIC
AITC is a not for profit organisation delivering projects aimed at increasing physical activity levels in all age groups whilst supporting improved mental wellbeing and reduced social isolation. We run our own sessions, work in partnership with a number of organisations and are open to working with new partners to help plug gaps in provision. 
Active in the community 


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.

Bishop’s Stortford Youth Project


Change Grow Live (CGL)
Spectrum Drug and Alcohol Recovery Services
Alcohol and substance misuse and addiction support

Change Grow Live 


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

Clarion Housing Group


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 District Council


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 Herts Neighbourhood Watch
Online Watch Link (OWL)


NHS Hertfordshire and West Essex Integrated Care Board 

Integrated Care Board


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.



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.

Future Living Hertford


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

Intensive Family Support


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.

Hertfordshire Police


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.

Hertford Regional College


Herts Sport and Physical Activity Partnership (HSP)
Introducing sport initiatives county-wide

Herts Sports and Physical Activity Partnership


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

Network Homes


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.

Pro-Action Hertfordshire


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.

Richard Hale School


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

Saracens Foundation


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. 

Sawbridgeworth Town Council


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.

Simon Balle School


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.

Hertfordshire County Council


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.

Sporting Inspirations


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

Stortford Valley Healthcare


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.

The University of Hertfordshire

Young Life International 
Young Life International is a Christian charity that reaches out to young people aged 11-18, regardless of religious belief, culture, sexuality, gender, ability or economic background. It holds weekly youth clubs and small group sessions, as well as doing contact work in local schools, providing support and informal mentoring to young people in this potentially turbulent time in their lives.

Young Life International