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Services for Young People Bishop's Stortford Access Point Project

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The Services for Young People Bishop's Stortford Access Point Project offers young people access to wide range of services. We help young people progress into education, training or to find a job or apprenticeship. We also offer confidential one-to-one support with issues such as mental health, relationships, personal safety, benefits and finances, housing and homelessness, drug and alcohol use. Young people can also access sexual health services, including free condoms, free pregnancy testing and free chlamydia and gonorrhoea testing.

Opening times

Every Tuesday and Thursday, 1-5pm

This Access Point Project is open for face-to-face appointments. Phone and video-call appointments are also available.

You can call, text or email to make an appointment or just drop in during the opening times. Making an appointment in advance will ensure you don’t have to wait to be seen.

Our Access Point Projects remain open during school holidays, but are closed on bank holidays.

The service is free and confidential.

Bishop's Stortford Access Point and Young People's Centre

At the Bishop's Stortford Access Point Project you can access information, advice and support – including on the following:

  • Jobs and careers
  • Training and apprenticeships
  • Education and exams, including exam pressure
  • Youth work projects in your area
  • Advice on general health and relationships
  • Sexual health including:
    • free condoms through the Condom Wallet Scheme
    • free chlamydia and gonorrhoea testing
    • free pregnancy testing
  • Drugs, substance misuse and alcohol
  • Benefits and finance
  • Housing and homelessness
  • Improving resilience, self-esteem and confidence
  • Independent living skills

We als have PCs that you can use for research, developing CV's, searching for jobs and training and accessing other information.

If you are a care leaver or preparing to leave care, you can also get support to help you become more independent and confident in all areas of your life. We will help you identify you goals in life and focus on how you can achieve them.

Young people who are in school or college can get impartial careers guidance from Services for Young People at their school or college. We work with the majority of education providers in Hertfordshire. Please ask your Careers Leader for a guidance appointment.

Do you know or work with a young person who would benefit from one-to-one support with any of these issues? 
Please support them to make an appointment or drop in.  

Bishop's Stortford Young People's Centre is fully wheelchair accessible.

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Details

Venue: Bishop's Stortford Young People's Centre, 14 Northgate End, Bishop's Stortford CM23 2EU

Age Range: 13-19, up to 24 if you are a care leaver or have a disability or learning disability

Cost: Free

Days and times:
Please see above for opening times.

Booking Info: Booking always needed

Contact: Services for Young People East Herts Team, tel: 01992 588220, text 07860 065173, email: sfyp.eastherts@hertfordshire.gov.uk, website: click here...