Getting your exam results?
Whatever your results, come and talk to an adviser at your local Access Point about your options.
Our Access Point Projects remain open during the school Easter holidays. All other projects will restart from 17 April.
Services for Young People Watford Access Point Project at Watford Young People's Centre
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At the Watford 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 here, including free condoms, free pregnancy testing and free chlamydia and gonorrhoea testing.
Monday to Friday, 2pm-5pm
From 3 April 2023, opening 10am-5pm Monday to Friday
At Services for Young People Access Point Projects you can discuss a wide range of topics with trained staff confidentially and in private.
Please 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. As well as face-to-face appointments, phone and video-call appointments are also available.
Our Access Point Projects remain open during school holidays, but are closed on bank holidays.
The service is free and confidential.
At the Watford 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 experienced young person, 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.
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 Watford Young People's Centre during the Access Point Project opening times. Please contact the Services for Young People Watford Team to book - details below.
Watford Young People's Centre is fully wheelchair accessible.
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 Watford
- Details of our other Access Point Projects across Hertfordshire
Venue: Watford Young People's Centre, 206-210 Lower High Street, Watford WD17 2EL
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
Contact: Services for Young People Watford Team, tel: 01442 454060, text: 07860 065185, email: firstname.lastname@example.org, website: click here...