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Widening access to work experience opportunities and mentoring for young people in Hertfordshire

23 June 2022

HOP Into Your Future is an exciting new programme for young people aged 16-24 in Hertfordshire who are not in education, employment or training.

Free ‘Dual Test’ kits now available for people living in Hertfordshire aged 15 and over

23 June 2022

The Dual Testing campaign was launched on 21 June 2022 to remind people that free and confidential ‘Dual Tests’ for chlamydia and gonorrhoea are available, and that testing for sexually transmitted infections is important to help maintain good sexual health.

A badge designed by a young person is to be worn by Safeguarding Champions in Hertfordshire hospitals

22 June 2022

The Services for Young People Hospital Youth Work Team was asked by the East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust to run a competition for young people to design a badge to be worn by the Safeguarding Champions in their hospitals.

Upgraded facilities for young people at our Hemel Hempstead Young People's Centre

21 June 2022

New training kitchens, upgraded Health Hub and refurbished media and art room are among the improvements.

Celebrating LGBT+ Pride Month with Services for Young People

31 May 2022

This Pride Month we are running a photo competition for all the young people who attend our LGBT+ projects, asking them to send us a photo of something that makes them proud. Look out for the entries on our social media at the hashtag #WhatMakesMeProud.

Young people boost their wellbeing by connecting with wildlife

25 May 2022

In the past year the Go Wild at Hudnall project has helped 414 young people to engage with nature and improve their emotional wellbeing through a range of nature-based and mindfulness activities.

Young people run, swim or walk a marathon over two weeks to raise money to help the people of Ukraine

23 May 2022

As part of the Services for Young People NCS Changemakers Project, six young people have raised £276 for the DEC Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal by completing the length of a marathon (26.2 miles) by running, walking or swimming.

Young people have their say!

12 May 2022

Services for Young People undertook its second annual countywide survey to find out what young people think about some of the services available to them and in general what their greatest concerns are.

Services for Young People’s projects make a “massive difference” to young people’s wellbeing

12 May 2022

This Mental Health Awareness Week we’re looking at the many ways Services for Young People supports young people with their mental health and wellbeing.

Easter holiday activity programmes with Services for Young People

09 May 2022

As part of the Hertfordshire Holiday Activity Programme, Services for Young People ran free Easter holiday activities across the whole of Hertfordshire for young people aged 13-16 during the first week of the school holidays.