Stevenage 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 Stevenage One Stop Shop is located at:

Bowes Lyon Centre
St George's Way

Tel: 01438 749147

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Opening hours

The Stevenage One Stop Shop is open: Monday - Friday: 1pm - 6pm.

Youth Connexions personal advisers (PAs) and employment & training advisers (ETAs) are present: Monday - Friday: 1:30 - 4:30pm.

You can either call to make an appointment or just drop in within these hours.


Information, advice and guidance

At the Stevenage 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
  • Benefits and finance
  • Brief Therapy - for when your life is ‘stuck’ (by appointment)
  • Counselling
  • Drugs and alcohol
  • Education
  • Health
  • Housing and homelessness
  • Jobs and careers
  • Relationships
  • Self esteem
  • Sexual health, including
    • C-Card - free condom scheme
    • Pregnancy testing
    • Chlamydia testing
  • Training
  • Volunteering
  • Youth work and positive activities

There are also IT facilities available for you to use for research, developing CVs and searching for jobs and training.

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


You're Welcome

The Stevenage 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.


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