Hatfield One Stop Shop

In Youth Connexions One Stop Shops young people can get information, advice, guidance and support on education, work, training and volunteering, advice on drugs, finance, health including sexual health, housing and much more.

The Youth Connexions Hatfield One Stop Shop is located at:

Breaks Manor Youth Centre
Link Drive, Hatfield
AL10 8TP

Tel: 01707 266223 (24 hour answerphone)
Fax: 01707 256918

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Opening times

Mondays: 1:00 - 4:30pm
Tuesdays: 1:00 - 4:30pm
Wednesdays: 10:30 - 4:30pm
Thursdays: 10:30 - 6:00pm
Fridays: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Saturdays: 11.00am-3.00pm

Youth Connexions personal advisers are on duty:
1:30 - 4:30pm Monday to Thursday and 1:30pm - 4pm on Friday.

Housing advice worker available on Wednesdays, 1:30-4pm.


Information, advice and guidance

At the Hatfield One Stop Shop you can sit down and discuss a wide range of topics confidentially and in privacy. You can get information, advice and guidance on the following subjects:

  • Apprenticeships
  • Brief Therapy - for when your life is ‘stuck’ (by appointment)
  • Counselling
  • Drug Awareness Certificate Training
  • Health, including support to stop smoking
  • Health and Safety Certificate Training
  • Housing and homelessness
  • Jobs and careers
  • Sexual health, including pregnancy testing, 'C-Card' free condom distribution scheme and chlamydia testing
  • Training
  • Volunteering
  • Youth work and positive activities


To compare the different services available at all Youth Connexions One Stop Shops and Centres view the chart found on this page.


If you have any questions or would like more information regarding Youth Connexions in the Welwyn Hatfield district, please contact:



Youth work team leader:

John Pinder        john.pinder@hertfordshire.gov.uk            01707 292645

Information, advice and guidance team leader:

Peter Shea         peter.shea@hertfordshire.gov.uk               01707 292645

Team manager:

Martin Cooke       martin.j.cooke@hertfordshire.gov.uk      01707 292645

Senior support officer:

Julia Droy           Julia.droy@hertfordshire.gov.uk              01707 292645


Out of hours information and advice about careers, skills and training is available from the National Careers Service.

You're Welcome

The Hatfield One Stop Shop has been awarded the 'You're Welcome' quality mark for young people's health services. This means you will be welcomed into a friendly atmosphere, offering a confidential and expert service.