Covid19 Edition 4

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Welwyn Hatfield & Hertsmere Bulletin

Updated May 2020

We are collating the updates we receive for the services into district bulletins. If you would like to include your service update/news for this area please email and please put "Newsletter update" in the subject box, thank you.

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YCYC Hertfordshire Services for Young People - Hertsmere

YC Hertfordshire is currently providing a wide range of online and telephone one-to-one and group support for young people. Referrals for support can be made via:

Young people; their parents/carers or professionals can also make contact by calling 0300 123 7538; via email at or by texting 'SUPPORT' to 07860 065185

A range of online Youth Work projects are running and will change according to need. Current ones (as at 20.5.20) are listed here but please see for latest information:

YC Hertfordshire is here to support young people in Welwyn Hatfield

tel. 01992 588220

Text Support Service for Young People: 07860 065173

Email :

With face-to-face support work currently suspended following the government’s instruction to remain at home in order to tackle the COVID-19 outbreak, YC Hertfordshire youth workers and personal advisers are working with schools and local councils to ensure young people, still have access to support through our online projects and Individual Contact with a youth worker and/or careers personal adviser as and when they need it.

How we can support young people

Young people in Welwyn Hatfield can still get information, advice, guidance and support on a range of issues, including emotional wellbeing, bullying, drugs and alcohol misuse, sexual health, managing finances, education and careers planning, including things they can do now to help in finding a job or plan for their future. Young people can speak directly with qualified and experienced YC Hertfordshire Youth Workers and Personal Advisers via phone or email. Young people can either text us with their name and age, 07860 065173, call us on 01992 588220, or email us to get this support.

Online youth projects now running

As well as individual 1-1 support, we are now delivering a range of online group projects via virtual sessions on Microsoft Teams for young people in Welwyn Hatfield.

View the bulletin here

View the Careers resources here

View the Healthy Hub Bulletin here


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