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Plus One Programme for young parents in Watford Ends on a High

21 June 2017

Young parents across Watford and Three Rivers are celebrating the successful completion of the Plus One programme run by YC Hertfordshire this week - which has seen them take part in a 20-week course designed to help them manage the challenges of becoming new parents, as well as empowering them to progress into further education, employment or training.

Young people look forward to a summer of adventure and learning with National Citizen Service (NCS)

16 June 2017

This summer more than 900 young people aged 16 to 17 will take part in a four-week National Citizen Service (NCS) programme with YC Hertfordshire to help build resilience, learn new skills and prepare them for adulthood.

Exam stress? It’s time to talk

30 May 2017

Young people who are experiencing anxiety and stress in the run up to exams can now get the support and advice they need through a series of drop-in sessions across the county. The sessions are run by Safe Space, a service which usually offers counselling in schools, at a number of YC Hertfordshire venues.

Young people from Croxley Green take part in team building skills at Rickmansworth Fire Station

12 May 2017

Hertfordshire firefighters led a group of ten young people from YC Hertfordshire’s Croxley Green Youth Project in interactive sessions designed to boost communication skills and teamwork among young people.

Helping parents in North Herts explore new career opportunities

04 May 2017

A pilot project designed between Family Services Commissioning team and YC Hertfordshire to help parents get back into work is already proving a success in North Herts.

Navigate your Future workshops are helping young people prepare for the world of work

25 April 2017

Navigate your Future, a package of pick and mix workshops for key stage 3, is inspiring students to think about their journey into the world of work.

Duke of Edinburgh’s Award veteran inspires young people to succeed

21 April 2017

Young people taking part in the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award programme with YC Hertfordshire were treated to a special visit from one of the first people to complete the awards 60 years ago.

Young people from St Albans and Dacorum put their best foot forward into London’s West End

18 April 2017

Young people from YC Hertfordshire’s St Albans and Dacorum LGBTQ projects got a taste of London’s West End after a recent trip to see the musical Kinky Boots at the Adelphi Theatre.

Watford Duke of Edinburgh's Award success

12 April 2017

26 young people in Watford are celebrating achieving their bronze Duke of Edinburgh’s Award this year thanks to their hard work and perseverance.

YC Hertfordshire promotes online safety and healthy relationships in Hertford school

29 March 2017

Students at The Sele School in Hertford were given information about staying safe online and healthy relationships during a lunchtime session held the day before National Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Day.