Independent Living Skills Project - Bishops Stortford

The YC Hertfordshire Independent Living Skills programme is for young people in care aged 13-16 or care leavers aged 17-21. Come to the YC Hertfordshire Bishop’s Stortford Young People's Centre to learn valuable skills that will help build your confidence in living more independently.

Would you like to build your confidence and skills to be able to live independently? If so, this could be the programme for you!

Come along to the Bishop’s Stortford’s Young People's Centre and take part in weekly workshops run by qualified and experienced YC Hertfordshire youth workers. The workshops are interactive, fun and engagingly designed to enable you to gain valuable life skills.

YC Hertfordshire’s Independent Living Skills programme is an accredited programme that consists of seven modules:

  • home cooking skills
  • managing your money and budgeting
  • establishing healthy relationships
  • healthy living
  • managing your emotional wellbeing
  • keeping yourself safe
  • learning DIY skills

When you've completed a subject area you will receive City & Guilds qualification, which will enhance your CV.

All YC Hertfordshire youth work projects and programmes enable young people to learn new skills, increase their knowledge and develop confidence, self-esteem and resilience.


Venue: YC Hertfordshire Bishop's Stortford Young People's Centre, 14 Northgate End, Bishop's Stortford CM23 2EU

Age Range: Two groups: 13-17 and 18-21

Cost: Free

Timing and Repeats: Every Wednesday, 4.30-6.30pm

Booking Info: Possible, but not necessary

Useful Links:

Organisation: YC Hertfordshire East Herts Team, tel: 01992 588220, email:, website: click here...

Every Wednesday at 16:30 - 18:30

Bishop's Stortford Young People's Centre

14 Northgate End

Bishop's Stortford


CM23 2EU