Support for young parents and parents-to-be

The YC Hertfordshire Plus One Programme

Topics covered are:

  • Employability
  • Healthy living
  • Parenting skills
  • Confidence building


Participants gain a City and Guilds Employability Skills qualification which will help them to progress to further education, training or employment. The Plus One programme also contains elements which help the young parents grow in confidence and cope with the new challenges of being a parent.

YC Hertfordshire youth workers and personal advisers support and encourage young the parents/parents-to-be throughout the programme. They help facilitate group sessions and also provide advice and guidance on the young people's next steps after the programme.


Who is it for?

The programme is for young mums and dads, and young mums and dads-to-be who live in Hertfordshire and are aged 14-21 (up to the age of 24 if they have learning disability).


Click on the buttons below for full details of the Plus One project in your area.

Plus One is available in all areas of Hertfordshire. For young people in the Dacorum, Watford, Three Rivers, Hertsmere and St Albans areas, please call 01442 454060 for more details.

Broxbourne District Plus One Project in Cheshunt

Are you pregnant or a new parent? Are you aged 14-21? If so the YC Hertfordshire Plus One programme for young mums and dads is for you! For young parents and parents-to-be in the Cheshunt and Broxbourne area, this programme is completely free, will help you manage the challenges of being a parent, support you with developing valuable skills and qualities for planning your future, and also being the best possible parent you can be.

East Herts Plus One Project in Ware

Are you pregnant or a new parent? Are you aged 14-21? If so the YC Hertfordshire Plus One programme for young mums and dads is for you! For young parents and parents-to-be in the East Herts area, this programme is completely free, will help you manage the challenges of being a parent, support you with developing valuable skills and qualities for planning your future, and also being the best possible parent you can be.

Welwyn Hatfield District Plus One Project in Hatfield

Are you pregnant or a new parent? Are you aged 14-21? If so the YC Hertfordshire Plus One programme for young mums and dads is for you! For young parents and parents-to-be in the Welwyn Hatfield area, this programme is completely free, will help you manage the challenges of being a parent, support you with developing valuable skills and qualities for planning your future, and also being the best possible parent you can be.

North Herts and Stevenage Plus One Project in Letchworth

Do you have a baby or are you pregnant? Are you up to 21 years old? Why not join the YC Hertfordshire project for young parents? It's for young parents and parents-to-be in the North Herts and Stevenage area. It's completely free and will help you manage the challenge of being a parent and develop important skills and qualities for your future. YC Hertfordshire is the new name for Youth Connexions.