18 March 2020
Wednesday 18 March is National Child Exploitation Awareness Day which encourages everyone to think, spot and speak out against abuse (including sexual abuse) and adopt a zero tolerance to adults developing inappropriate relationships with children or children developing inappropriate relationships with other children.
17 March 2020
COVID-19, or coronavirus, has now been confirmed in Hertfordshire. YC Hertfordshire Services for Young People projects will continue to run as normal. If there is any change to this, we will update this website as soon as possible. You can also contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org or 0300 123 7538.
02 March 2020
Year 8 students at Goffs Academy recently took part in some of the YC Hertfordshire Services for Young People “Navigate Your Future” workshops where they explored careers, the diversity of the jobs market, skill sets needed for the future job sector, and what steps they need to take in the next few years to identify the career path they want to pursue.
19 February 2020
A celebration of LGBT+ History took place at the Trestle Arts Base this week, with the launch of an anthology of poems about gender, identity and diversity, with Hertfordshire County Council - YC Hertfordshire Services for Young People.
04 February 2020
Are you a young person thinking about an apprenticeship? Do you want to earn while you learn? Are you keen to learn practical skills on the job? Are you worried about having the right GCSE results to secure an apprenticeship?
22 January 2020
Hertfordshire is reported in the 2011 census as being the third highest Traveller population in the Eastern region, home to some 53 Traveller sites with approximately 1300 Traveller children between 0 and 19 years of age. Around 35% of schools in Hertfordshire currently have Traveller pupils on roll. Set against this backdrop, we are pleased to be able to share news of an innovative and ground breaking targeted programme, supporting the young Traveller community in the county.
19 December 2019
National and local companies gave students a taste of the world of work at a careers carousel organised by YC Hertfordshire at The Sele School in Hertford.
17 December 2019
More than 100 young people who attend YC Hertfordshire LGBT+ youth projects across the county joined together for the annual Pride Prom.
05 December 2019
Fourteen young people from Sir John Lawes School worked with Youth Workers from Hertfordshire County Councils targeted youth service, YC Hertfordshire, to complete The Royal Society for Public Health’s Young Health Champions course over the last academic year, equipping them with the skills to provide mental health support to their peers.
02 December 2019
40 young people from across Hertfordshire were given the opportunity to create their own policies and make their own manifestos, thanks to this year’s Takeover Day.