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Services for Young People St Albans Access Point at Catherine Street Young People’s Centre
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At the St Albans 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.
Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 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.
At the St Albans 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.
The Catherine Street Young People’s Centre has been certified by Hertfordshire County Council as Covid-19 Secure.
See details of our other Access Points here.
Venue: St Albans Access Point, Catherine Street Young People’s Centre, 41 Catherine Street (on the corner with Adelaide Street), St Albans AL3 5BN
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
Days and times:
Please see above for opening times.
Booking Info: Possible, but not necessary