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Youth involvement

We've been working with young people around Dacorum on a series of projects for a number of years now. Some of the projects and opportunities that we offer were suggested and developed by our young people.

Dacorum Youth Forum (DYF) 

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"I enjoy working with my friends as part of a team to achieve something good for young people in Dacorum." - Cheytan aged 14

The Dacorum Youth Forum is for young people aged 9 to 18. The group was created to give young people across Dacorum a chance to get involved in in their community and develop the confidence to voice their opinion. See the Dacorum Youth Forum page for more information and to find out how to join the group.

Youth Action Entertainers (YAE)

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The Youth Action Entertainers group gets together to perform a few times a year. The group aims to give back to the community by performing for older adults and adults with learning disabilities. Some young people do not perform but prefer to talk to residents and help with refreshments on the day. Young volunteers are aged 9 to 19 years old. Visit the Youth Action Entertainers page.

Youth Involvement strategy

Check out our Youth Involvement strategy page to find out more about:

  • what local youth have said they want
  • what we will do to support them
  • our work with schools

M-ASK wellbeing drama programme

Starting in January 2017, this programme uses theatre techniques to help those suffering from stress, anxiety, depression and other conditions affecting mental wellbeing. Everyone is welcome to take part in this free programme, but you must be aged 11 or over and live in Dacorum borough. For more information, visit our M-ASK wellbeing drama programme page.

Contact us

For more information, please email neighbourhood.action@dacorum.gov.uk or call 01442 228000.