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North Herts projects

Services for Young People projects for young people in the North Herts district

The Services for Young People North Herts Team runs a wide range of groupwork projects for young people at our young people’s centres as well as street-based projects across the district.

Young people can also get information, advice and support at the Letchworth Young People's Centre 
. Contact the North Herts Team to make an appointment before visiting or drop in during the opening hours. Phone or video-call appointments are also available.

If you have any questions about our support for young people in the North Herts district or would like to join a project, please:


Parents/carers and professionals who work with young people can refer a young person to a youth work project.


Click on the buttons below for full details of the individual projects for young people in the North Herts district.

Friday night projects for young people at risk of exploitation or crime

The Friday night projects in North Herts are dedicated to supporting young people at risk of exploitation, crime, antisocial behaviour or exclusion from their community. This project is designed to provide a safe and supportive environment in which these young people can get help with navigating challenges and building positive futures. Through engaging activities, the project equips young people to make informed decisions to prevent exploitation, involvement in criminal activities and exclusion from community resources.

Letchworth Young People's Centre

Young people can drop into Letchworth Young People's Centre or make an appointment for information, advice and support with issues such as mental health, sexual health (including free condoms and free chlamydia, gonorrhoea and pregnancy testing) relationships, personal safety, benefits and finances, housing and homelessness, drug and alcohol use and can get help with progressing into education, training or finding a job or apprenticeship.

Get full details here: Letchworth Young People's Centre

North Herts Project for young adults aged 18-25 with SEND

The North Herts SEND Project is targeted at young adults with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) aged 18-25, including those with social and emotional mental health (SEMH) needs. The focus is on developing independent living/life skills.

North Herts street-based project targeting young people at risk

Street-based youth work has an important role in prevention and education. This project focuses on identifying and engaging with young people who may be vulnerable or who may be unaware of what services are available and would benefit from support from a Youth Worker.

This project takes place in Hitchin.

North Herts Wellbeing Project

The North Herts Wellbeing Project supports young people to explore the importance of emotional and mental wellbeing and physical health. Young people will learn how emotional and mental wellbeing can affect physical, social and mental health. It enables young people to develop a positive attitude to change; empowering them to make the most of the opportunities available to them, while developing their knowledge and understanding and learning strategies for improving their wellbeing.

Old School House Project for young people at risk of exploitation or crime

Old School House Project is dedicated to supporting young people at risk of exploitation, crime, antisocial behaviour or exclusion from their community. This project is designed to provide a safe and supportive environment in which these young people can get help with navigating challenges and building positive futures. Through engaging activities, the project equips young people to make informed decisions to prevent exploitation, involvement in criminal activities and exclusion from community resources.

Positive Pathways for young people at risk of exploitation or crime

Positive Pathways is dedicated to supporting young people at risk of exploitation, crime, antisocial behaviour or exclusion from their community. This project is designed to provide a safe and supportive environment in which these young people can get help with navigating challenges and building positive futures. Through engaging activities, the project equips young people to make informed decisions to prevent exploitation, involvement in criminal activities and exclusion from community resources.

Raising Aspirations Project for home educated young people

The North Herts Raising Aspirations Project is for young people who are home-schooled (elective home education) or not in formal education. It focuses on building interpersonal and teamwork skills, confidence and resilience. Through interactive workshops and activities, young people can explore topics such as managing their mental and physical wellbeing and setting goals for the future.

Reach Out project for young people at risk of exploitation or crime

Reach Out t is dedicated to supporting young people at risk of exploitation, crime, antisocial behaviour or exclusion from their community. This project is designed to provide a safe and supportive environment in which these young people can get help with navigating challenges and building positive futures. Through engaging activities, the project equips young people to make informed decisions to prevent exploitation, involvement in criminal activities and exclusion from community resources.