YCH Services for Young People YC Hertfordshire

Stevenage projects

YCH Services for Young People youth work projects in the Stevenage district

Covid-19 update: 8 April 2021

From 19 April YCH Services for Young People youth work projects will resume in our young people’s centres.

All venues have been certified by Hertfordshire County Council as Covid-19 secure.

Street-based (outdoor) projects will continue to run.

The Stevenage Access Point is open for one-to-one support. Please contact the team to make an appointment before visiting.


For more information about YCH Services for Young People in the Stevenage district, or to join a project, please:

 Refer a young person to a youth work project


Projects for young people in the Stevenage district

  • 'Supporting You' Emotional Wellbeing and Resilience Project
    For young people aged 13-16 who would like support with emotional wellbeing and self esteem, or who are struggling with anxiety or low mood.
    Every Monday, 6-8pm
  • NHS Cadets
    For young people aged 14-16 who are thinking about a career in the NHS.
    Every Tuesday, 5.30-7.30pm
  • Megamix Project 
    For young people aged 13-17 with learning disabilities. During this enjoyable and engaging session, we discuss relationships, health, emotional wellbeing and developing skills for independent living.
    Every Tuesday, 6-7pm
  • Stevenage Youth Council
    For young people aged 11–17 to have a voice in their community.
    Every Wednesday, 4.30-6.30pm
  • Identity LGBT+ Project
    For young people aged 13-17 who are in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans community and those who are questioning their sexuality. Join discussions with other young LGBT+ people and get information and support from youth workers.
    Every Wednesday, 7-9pm
  • The Thursday Night Project
    For young people 13-16. We discuss current issues affecting young people, including substance misuse, gambling, county lines and how to recognise and avoid unhealthy relationships.
    Every Thursday, 6.30-8.30pm
  • The Oval Friday Night Project 
    For young people aged 11-14 to get support with their emotional and mental wellbeing. 
    Every Friday, 6-7pm
  • The Bedwell Friday Night Project 
    For young people 14-17. The group offers a safe space to explore day-to-day challenges and strategies for managing emotions around these. We also discuss coping strategies to help with low level anxiety and worry.
    Every Friday, 7.30-8.30pm
  • The Empathy Project 
    A peer befriending scheme for young people aged 16-21.
    Every Friday, 7-9pm

Stevenage leaflet, spring 2021

Street-based (outdoor) projects

Stevenage Team Youth Workers will be out and about engaging with young people every week in the following areas:

  • Town Centre
  • Hampson Park & The Oval
  • Shephall
  • St Nick’s