The Welwyn Hatfield Borough Youth Council aims to makes a positive difference in our community and raise awareness about issues that matter to young people.

Any young person aged 11-19, who lives, works or is educated in Welwyn Hatfield can join the Youth Council and take part in the bi-weekly meetings.

For more information about the youth council and how to join email youthcouncil@welhat.gov.uk or call 01707 357 168.

We work in partnership with many borough and county wide youth services to ensure young people within Welwyn Hatfield have access to the services and support they need. An important part of this is supporting the borough's Youth Council.

The Welwyn Hatfield Youth Council is made up of like minded individuals aged 11-19 who really want to make a positive difference in our community.

The Youth Council are passionate about challenges that young people face today and raising awareness for these issues.

The priorities which have been agreed for 2019/20 are:

  • Equality
  • Environment
  • Mental Heath
  • Young Carers

Find out more Welwyn Hatfield Youth Council Blog

Other useful services for young people:

YC Herts

Information, advice, guidance and support for young people aged 13 to 19 (up to 25 for young people with learning disabilities and 21 for those leaving care). 

Pro-Action 

High quality opportunities for children and young people to engage, participate and develop.

YMCA

Develop your full potential in body, mind and spirit, YMCA offer services which include SPACE in both Hatfield and Welwyn Garden City.