Getting your exam results?
Whatever your results, come and talk to an adviser at your local Access Point about your options.
Access Point Projects remain open during the school summer holidays. All other projects will restart from 19th September 2022
Services for Young People Stevenage Access Point Project at Bowes Lyon Young People's Centre
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At the Stevenage Access Point Project at Bowes Lyon Young People's Centre 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, free pregnancy testing and free chlamydia and gonorrhoea testing.
Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 1.30-5pm
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.
The service is free and confidential.
At the Stevenage 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 majoirty 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.
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 Bowes Lyon Young People's Centre during the Access Point Project opening times. Please contact the Services for Young People Stevenage Team to book - details below.
Bowes Lyon Young People's Centre is fully wheelchair accessible and has been certified by Hertfordshire County Council as Covid-19 Secure.
More from Services for Young People
- What is Services for Young People?
- Help with jobs and careers
- Sexual health services
- Projects for young people in Stevenage
- Details of our other Access Point Projects across Hertfordshire
Venue: Bowes Lyon Young People's Centre, St George's Way, Stevenage SG1 1XY
Age Range: 13-19, up to 24 if you are a care leaver or have a disability or learning disability
Days and times:
Please see above for opening times.
Booking Info: Possible, but not necessary