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Services for Young People Bishop's Stortford Access Point at Bishop's Stortford Young People's Centre

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At the Services for Young People Bishop's Stortford Access Point young people can access a 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 here, including free condoms and free chlamydia testing.

Opening times

Every Thursday, 3-6pm

Our Access Points are all 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.

The service is free and confidential for all young people.

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

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

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

We also have PCs that you can use for research, developing CVs, searching for jobs and training, and accessing other information.

Bishop's Stortford Young People’s Centre is fully wheelchair accessible and has been certified by Hertfordshire County Council as Covid-19 Secure.

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Details

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

Age Range: 13-19, up to 21 if you are in care or a care leaver, up to 24 if you have a disability or learning disability

Cost: Free

Days and times:
Please see above for opening times.

Booking Info: Possible, but not necessary

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