Young people in care and care leavers

Support from YC Hertfordshire

YC Hertfordshire provides and information, advice, guidance and support for young people in care and care leavers up to the age of 21 through its 10 YC Hertfordshire Access Points across the county. They can also attend youth work projects in their area.

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 your goals in life and focus on how you can achieve them.

YC Hertfordshire also delivers an Independent Living Skills programme which is specifically designed to support young people in care and care leavers:


Please click on the buttons below for full details of the Independent Living Skills projects across the county.

Bishop's Stortford

This YC Hertfordshire Young Poeple in Care Project is for young people in care or care leavers aged 13-17. Come to the YC Hertfordshire Bishop’s Stortford Young People's Centre to learn valuable skills that will help build your confidence in living more independently.

Borehamwood

This YC Hertfordshire Independent Living Skills Project is for young people in care or care leavers in the Hertsmere district aged 13-17.

Cheshunt

The YC Hertfordshire Independent Living Skills Project is for young people in care or care leavers aged 13-17. Come to the YC Hertfordshire Cheshunt Young People's Centre to learn valuable skills that will help build your confidence in living more independently.

Harpenden

This YC Hertfordshire’s Care Leavers' Independent Living Skills programme is for young people in care or care leavers aged 14-17 who live in the St Albans District. Come along and use our state-of-the-art training kitchen at Harpenden Young People's Centre and learn important skills that will help you to live more independently and healthily as well as build your confidence.

Hatfield

The YC Hertfordshire Hatfield Care Leavers Project is for young people in care or care leavers aged 16-19. Come to the YC Hertfordshire Hatfield Young People's Centre to learn valuable skills that will help build your confidence in living more independently.

Hemel Hempstead

The YC Hertfordshire Care Leavers' Independent Living Skills Project in Hemel Hempstead is for young people in care or care leavers aged 16-21 who live in the Dacorum area. Come to the Bennetts End Young People's Centre and learn important skills that will help you to live more independently and build your confidence.

North Herts and Stevenage

This YC Hertfordshire Young People in Care Independent Living Skills Project is for young people in care or care leavers aged 14-17 who live in the North Herts or Stevenage area. Come to the YC Hertfordshire Bowes Lyon Young People's Centre in Stevenage to learn important skills that will help you to live more independently and build your confidence.

Watford

The YC Hertfordshire Independent Living Skills Project at the Watford Young People's Centre is for young people in care or care leavers aged 13-17 who live in the Watford area. Come and learn important skills that will help you to live more independently and build your confidence.