Services for Young People Hertfordshire Services for Young People

Opportunities for young people

provided by Stevenage 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 25 for some vulnerable groups.  

Stevenage Team Youth Work Projects

Change Grow Live

Our mission is to help people change the direction of their lives, grow as individuals, and live life to its full potential. We offer alcohol and substance misuse and addiction support.

Fairlands Valley Outdoor Activity Centre

Fairlands Valley Outdoor Activity Centre offers a variety of land- and water-based activities and courses for children and young people.

Fairlands Valley Park, SLL

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.

Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service

Hertfordshire Police — Schools and Gangs Team

Hertfordshire Police’s specialist team targets early intervention to educate young people about gang and knife crime. Professionals can refer young people where that young person is not currently engaged with another agency.

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.

Mind in Mid Herts

Mind in Mid Herts is a provider of mental health services in Mid Hertfordshire and has a wellbeing centre in Stevenage, providing services for people aged 16 and over.

Groups include: Peer Support Group, Creative Writing Group, Wellbeing Recovery Group, Life Skills Course, LGBT Group, Carers Group, Arts and Crafts Group, Women’s Group and Men’s Groups. Plus an Open Day – weekly for arts, crafts, quizzes and board games.

North Herts College

North Hertfordshire College is an occupationally-focussed further education and higher education college operating in Stevenage, Hitchin and Letchworth Garden City. It offers a wide range of part-time and full-time courses for school leavers as well as adults. 

Oak Church

Oak Church is a youth-focused church for Stevenage and the surrounding villages. Oak is a Christian community, part of the Church of England.

Groups include: Monday Night Football, LIFE group, Frisbee Boys Group/Panna Cage, Youth Community/Youth Community Socials and Radiant Girls Group.

One Chance

One Chance CIC is a non-profit community interest company offering support to young people aged 8-18 and their parents/guardians around substance misuse and associated lifestyles. These programmes are inclusive, not just for those in substance abuse. Contact for details of available support.

Phoenix Group for Deaf Children and Young Adults

The Phoenix Group aims to empower young people up to the age of 25 who have a hearing impairment, helping them to overcome barriers and promoting independence.

Groups include: Active Wednesdays, Sip and Sign, Creative Thursdays, After School Club, and a monthly School Holiday activities club.

Stevenage Citizens Advice

Stevenage Citizens Advice is a member of the National Association of Citizens Advice Bureaux and provides free, impartial, confidential advice for everyone whatever their problem. Advice is offered online, over the phone and in person.

Stevenage Citizens Advice

Stevenage FC Foundation

This is the official charity of Stevenage Football Club and delivers a range of sporting and educational-based activities to improve the standard of living within the local community. 

Groups include: Premier League Kicks, Girls Football and Education Programme, Summer and Half Term Soccer Camps for young people aged 5-12, Girls Football Centre for girls 8-12, NCS Summer Programme and apprenticeships for 16-19 year olds to gain recognised qualifications.