YC Hertfordshire Hemel Hempstead Access Point at the XC Centre

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YC Hertfordshire has an Access Point at the XC Centre in Hemel Hempstead. At the Hemel Hempstead Access Point young people from the Dacorum area can get information, advice, guidance and support on education, work, training and volunteering. We also offer advice on drugs, finance, health, including sexual health and contraception, housing and much more. YC Hertfordshire is the new name for Youth Connexions.

Opening times

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 2-5pm

You can drop in without an appointment within these hours or call first to make an appointment if you wish.

YC Hertfordshire provides a free and confidential service for young people.

At the YC Hertfordshire Hemel Hempstead Access Point you can access information, advice and support – including on the following:

  • Sexual health including:
    • free condoms through the Condom Wallet Scheme
    • free chlamydia testing
    • free pregnancy testing
  • Advice on general health and relationships
  • Education and exams including exam pressure
  • Drugs, substance misuse and alcohol
  • Jobs and careers
  • Youth work projects and programmes
  • Benefits and finance
  • Housing and homelessness
  • Improving resilience, self-esteem and confidence
  • Relationships including Family and Friendships
  • Training and apprenticeships
  • Independent living skills

We also have PCs that you can use for research, developing CVs, searching for jobs and training and accessing other information.

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

The XC Centre is fully wheelchair accessible.


Venue: The XC Centre, Jarman Park, Hemel Hempstead HP2 4JS

Age Range: 13-19, up to 21 if you are in care or a care leaver, up to 24 if you have a disability or learning disability

Cost: Free

Timing and Repeats:
Please see above for the opening times of the YC Hertfordshire Access Point at the XC Centre in Hemel Hempstead.

Booking Info: Possible, but not necessary

Organisation: YC Hertfordshire (previously called Youth Connexions), tel: 01442 454934, email: yc.dacorum@hertfordshire.gov.uk, website: click here...

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