Cheshunt One Stop Shop - YC Hertfordshire

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At the YC Hertfordshire One Stop Shop 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, housing and much more.

At the YC Hertfordshire Cheshunt One Stop Shop information can be found to support a wide range of questions and issues, such as:

  • Benefits and finance
  • Counselling
  • Drugs and alcohol awareness
  • Stop smoking
  • Education
  • Health
  • Construction Skills Certificate Scheme (CSCS) training
  • Housing and homelessness
  • IT facilities
  • Jobs and careers
  • Relationships
  • Sexual health and contraception (free condoms, pregnancy testing and chlamydia testing)
  • Training
  • Youth work projects and programmes

We also have PCs that can be used for research, developing CVs and searching for jobs and training.

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 One Stop Shop or telephone to make an appointment.

Sexual health and contraception

At all YC Hertfordshire One Stop Shops you can get sexual health information, support and advice. The service is free and confidential and includes:

  • Free condoms through the c-card Hertfordshire scheme
  • Free chlamydia testing
  • Free pregnancy testing
  • Emergency contraception - provided by PCT Mondays and Thursdays 3.30– 4.30pm only
  • Sexual and general health advice

What is the c-card Hertfordshire scheme?

c-card Hertfordshire is a sexual health scheme for young people aged 13-25 that aims to help you:

  • Make the right CHOICES regarding relationships
  • Get free CONDOMS to prevent unplanned pregnancies and reduce sexually transmitted infections (STIs)
  • Get tested for CHLAMYDIA and other STIs
  • Understand the types of CONTRACEPTION available

When you register with this scheme you will be issued with a card which contains a unique ID number. You will then be able to use this to pick up free condoms from any registration or easy access point in Hertfordshire where you see the c-card logo.

The YC Hertfordshire Cheshunt One Stop Shop is a c-card registration and easy access (distribution) point.

Visit the c-card Hertfordshire website for more detailed information.

You're Welcome
The Cheshunt One Stop Shop has been awarded the 'You're Welcome' quality mark for young people's health services. This means you will be welcomed into a friendly atmosphere, offering a confidential and expert service.

The Drill Hall in Waltham Cross is fully wheelchair accessible.

Opening times

Monday–Friday, 2-5pm

Personal advisers (PAs), employment & training advisers (ETAs) and youth support workers available. You can just drop in without an appointment within these hours or call to make an appointment if you prefer.

Outside of these opening times you can email a personal adviser via the purple 'Need Advice' button here on the YC Hertfordshire website for a reply within two working days or visit the National Careers Service website for careers advice.


Venue: YC Hertfordshire Cheshunt One Stop Shop, The Drill Hall, 178 Crossbrook Street, Cheshunt EN8 8JY

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

Cost: Free

Timing and Repeats:
Please see above for opening times of the Cheshunt One Stop Shop.

Booking Info: Possible, but not necessary

PDF: Enabling young people to succeed leaflet

Organisation: YC Hertfordshire Broxbourne Team, tel: 01992 635000, email:, website: click here...

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