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Youth Connexions received award for DofE success at Buckingham Palace

19 May 2016

On 16th May, Jonathan Jack, Youth Connexions Engagement Manager, attended a Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE) Gold Award Presentation at Buckingham Palace. Youth Connexions received a special plaque, acknowledging Hertfordshire County Council’s commitment to running the DofE since 1974.

New youth project in Welwyn Garden City is creating youth stars!

18 May 2016

Youth Connexions is working in partnership with the YMCA to develop a newly opened project at the Peartree Youth Club in Welwyn Garden City.

Welwyn Hatfield Youth Council goes from strength to strength

18 May 2016

Youth Connexions runs the Welwyn Hatfield Youth Council in partnership with Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council.  This year 15 enthusiastic young people have joined and are giving up their time every week to help address the issues that affect local young people.

Students in Hertsmere get in the know about staying safe

13 May 2016

Youth Connexions has been delivering sessions at Dame Alice Owens School, Potters Bar, exploring how to stay safe when it comes to sex, alcohol and drugs.

‘Eyes Open’ project off to a good start in South Oxhey

29 April 2016

A new project for young women run by Youth Connexions in South Oxhey has got off to a great start.  Called ‘Eyes Open’, the aim of the project is to enable young people to recognise and develop positive healthy relationships – and, as a result, to ensure that they are less vulnerable to exploitation in the future. 

Young people celebrate their victory!

25 April 2016

Over 60 young people celebrated their National Citizen Service graduation with Youth Connexions Hertfordshire

Hertsmere young people try adventurous activities at the Snow Centre in Hemel Hempstead

19 April 2016

A group of 13 young people who attend the Youth Connexions Elm Court Youth Project in Potters Bar visited the Snow Centre in Hemel Hempstead to try some adventurous activities during their Easter holidays.

Ensuring ‘you’re welcome’ in Youth Connexions venues

14 April 2016

The Hemel Hempstead One Stop Shop is the latest Youth Connexions venue to receive the ‘You’re Welcome’ accreditation.

Youth Connexions staff take part in national NCS celebration

06 April 2016

Dolapo Sarumi, Senior Support Officer for the National Citizen Service programme delivered by Youth Connexions Hertfordshire, attended NCS YES Live on 29th March together with his colleague Harry Ames.

Feedback affirms that young people value Youth Connexions advice and guidance

04 April 2016

Youth Connexions carries out regular surveys to gain feedback from young people about the services they receive. The most recent study asked 1,000 young people who received independent and impartial advice or guidance to rate their experience.