YCH Services for Young People YC Hertfordshire

YCH Services for Young People Access Points

A YCH Services for Young People Access Point is a venue where young people aged 13 to 19 can access a wide range of services, including information, advice, guidance and support on education, work, training and volunteering, youth work projects and programmes, advice on drugs, finance, health, including sexual health, housing and much more.


Come in, we're open

Covid-19 update: March 2021

Our Access Points are open.

The venues have been certified by Hertfordshire County Council as Covid-19 Secure.

Please call, text or email your local team to make an appointment before visiting.

We may help you by phone or video call if a face-to-face appointment is not essential. 


Who do we support?

The services at our Access Points are for young people aged 13-19, up to 24 if they have a learning difficulty or disability, up to 21 if they are a care leaver.

We provide a range of services from careers guidance to sexual health information, support and advice.

Please select your district from the left-hand menu for opening times and full details of your local access point.


Sexual health services

The sexual health services at our Access Points are free and confidential and include:

  • Free condoms through the Condom Wallet Scheme
  • Free chlamydia testing
  • Free pregnancy testing
  • Sexual and general health advice

For sexual health questions you can also use our text service: text 07860 057369.

More information about sexual health services in Hertfordshire.