YC Hertfordshire Watford Access Point at Watford Young People's Centre, Watford

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At the YC Hertfordshire Watford Access Point you 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 including free condoms, housing and much more. Everything is free and confidential. You can also find out about lots of activities and events in your area.

Opening times

Monday to Friday 2pm-5pm (Wednesday until 6pm)

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

At the YC Hertfordshire Watford 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
  • Stop smoking (appointments can be booked between 3pm - 6pm, please call 01923 482828 to book)
  • 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.

Trained staff and counsellors can offer you the opportunity to sit down and discuss a wide range of topics confidentially and in private - either call into the Access Point or telephone to make an appointment. We work closely with local counsellors who provide support from the Watford Access Point. If you think you may need the support of a counsellor, please visit the Watford Access Point or call us.

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 YC Hertfordshire Watford Access Point is fully wheelchair accessible.

See details of the other YC Hertfordshire Access Points in Hertfordshire here.


Venue: Watford Young People's Centre (YouthPoint), 206-210 Lower High Street, Watford WD17 2EL

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

Cost: Free

Timing and Repeats:
You can drop in any time between 2pm and 5pm on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, or between 2pm and 6pm on Wednesdays. There is no need to make an appointment.

Booking Info: Drop-in / no booking needed

Organisation: YC Hertfordshire Watford Team, tel: 01923 482828, email: yc.watford@hertfordshire.gov.uk, website: click here...

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