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Services for Young People Borehamwood Access Point Project at Borehamwood Young People's Centre

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Situated on the first floor of 96 Shenley Road, the Services for Young People Borehamwood Access Point Project is open to young people who live in and around the Hertsmere district. At the Borehamwood Access Point Project 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, including free condoms, free pregnancy testing and free chlamydia and gonorrhoea testing.

Opening times

  • Tuesday: 3-6pm
  • Thursday: 3-6pm
  • Friday: 3-6pm

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. 

The service is free and confidential.

At the Services for Young People Borehamwood 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 also have PCs that you can use for research, developing CVs, 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?

Need a space to meet young people you work with?
Professionals who work with young people in Hertfordshire can book a space to meet a young person at the Borehamwood Young People's Centre during the Access Point Project opening times. Please contact the Services for Young People Hertsmere Team to book - details below. 

The Borehamwood 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: Borehamwood Access Point Project at Borehamwood Young People's Centre, 96 Shenley Road, Borehamwood WD6 1EB

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: Possible, but not necessary

Contact: Services for Young People Hertsmere Team, tel: 01442 454060, text: 07860 065185, email: sfyp.hertsmere@hertfordshire.gov.uk, website: click here...