Services for Young People Hertfordshire Services for Young People

Opportunities for young people

provided by Hertsmere Youth Strategy Group member organisations

Services for Young People

Services for Young People provides youth work projects, information, advice, guidance, work related learning and wider support for young people aged 11 to 17 and up to 24 for some vulnerable groups.

Hertsmere Team youth work projects

Borehamwood Jobcentre Plus

The Borehamwood 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.

Borehamwood Jobcentre Plus

Delivering Special Provision Locally (DSPL) Areas 6 and 9

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.


Elstree & Borehamwood Youth Council

Elstree & Borehamwood Youth Council gives a voice to young people in the area. It also undertakes projects which will benefit local young people.

Elstree & Borehamwood Youth Council

Fixation Theatre

Fixation Theatre provides opportunities for young people to participate in the performing arts and learn associated skills.

Herts Mind Network

The Herts Mind Network provides mental health support and has dedicated services for 15-18 year-olds.

Mind in Herts is a provider of mental health services in Hertfordshire and has an office in Hertsmere, providing services for people aged 16 and over.

Services include: social support, workshops for recovery and wellbeing, counselling, 1:1 emotional and practical support, vocational support, a young people’s group and outreach support in Hertsmere.

Herts Sports Partnership

The Herts Sports and Physical Activity Partnership works collaboratively to create the conditions for an active nation and uses the power of sport and physical activity to transform lives.

'Fit, Fed and Read' summer programmes and Career Mode programmes offered.

Herts Young Homeless

An independent charity open to all 16–24 year olds who are homeless or threatened with homelessness.

Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service

Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service provides a range of educational programmes for young people, including Fire Cadets, Juvenile Fire-setter Intervention Scheme and Life Project.

Herts Fire and Rescue Service Children and Young People

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.

Hertsmere Borough Council

Hertsmere Borough Council works with partners to deliver health and wellbeing opportunities and support in Hertsmere, including sports and physical activities.

Hertsmere health and wellbeing opportunities

Hertsmere Scouts

The Scout Section is for young people aged between 10½ and 14. Explorer Scouts are for young people aged between 14 and 18. There are a number of groups in Hertsmere - get in touch to find out more.

Potters Bar & District Scouting includes Cuffley, North Mymms, Brookmans Park, Northaw, Little Heath and the surrounding areas. They have seven groups for ages 6-25. 

Potters Bar & District Scouts

Leecliffe Big Local

Leecliffe Big Local provides activities for children and young people, including sports skills, circus skills, wild play sessions, arts & crafts and BMX days.

Leecliffe Big Local activities


Saferplaces is an independent charity covering Hertfordshire and Essex, which provides a range of services to women, men and children affected by domestic and sexual abuse and stalking.

Saferplaces offers outreach support, refuge services, the Triple R programme, counselling, stalking support service and legal surgeries.

Tabard Rugby Club

Tabard Rugby Football Club is the local rugby club in Hertsmere. The club delivers a range of sporting opportunities for young people within the local community.