Teenagers and young people

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Youth information

Discover the information services for teenagers and young people offered at municipal facilities, where you can get guidance, advice and help with whatever you need: housing, work, training health, sex, managing emotions, dealing with disagreements and much more.

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Psychological advice and support

If you’re between 12 and 22 there’s a service which offers you a listening ear, guidance for your personal and emotional growth and psychological support to respond to anything unsettling you. Information, training and support is also available for teenagers’ families.

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Health and sexuality

Find out about the centres where you will find confidential advice and help in a range of areas such as sexuality, HIV and AIDS, gender violence, mental Health and drugs, to name but a few. If you have any queries, our experts can offer you advice, guidance and support.

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Resources to combat sexist violence

If you or anyone you know is suffering sexist violence you can approach the SARA Jove, where you’ll get support, advice and options on how to tackle the situation. Boys between the ages of 12 and 17 who are, or have been, abusive in relationships can approach the SAH Jove, where they can get support on maintaining positive, healthy, non-violent affective relationships.

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Culture and leisure

Barcelona programmes an intense cultural calendar that includes events, series and festivals featuring all artistic disciplines: theatre, dance, music, cinema, fine arts and literature, among others. Discover the discounts and promotions available, and enjoy the city’s cultural and recreational activities to the max!

Culture and leisure. Young people (ES)


Are you looking for work? Are you clear on the steps to follow to start looking for a job? Take part in the activities offered by Barcelona Treball Youth Programme, boost your professional profile, and make the most of the resources and opportunities to work in your city.

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Participation, associations and volunteering

Do you want to collaborate in solidarity projects? Look up the associations at which you can volunteer and improve your surroundings. Become a member of a youth association and participate in social, environmental and cultural projects.

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‘Casals’ and centres

Meeting points that offer you support for your concerns and enable you to get to know other young people in your neighbourhood. What’s more, at the casals and centres, you’ll find an activities programme that invites you to enjoy concerts, workshops, performances, exhibitions, and more.

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Stays abroad

Want to go abroad to study, work or volunteer? The Barcelona Youth Information Points (PIJ) offer you tools, resources and advice on how to make your project a reality and can help you undertake this exciting journey.

Stays abroad. Young people (ES)

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Discover the range of training offers for working in this field: undergraduate and master’s degrees, VT and sports centres. As well as the opportunities Barcelona offers you for taking up sport or joining a sports group.

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Want to know what else is on the Internet? We have compiled a collection of websites and blogs to help you make the most of the city.

Sortim BCN

A website that offers useful information and tools for enjoying nightlife to the full. (CAT)

Apropa cultura

This is an inclusive programme aimed at social organisations that work with people in situations where they are at risk of social exclusion

Barcelona Youth Council (CJB)

A platform that coordinates and represents the city’s main youth organisations. (CAT)


A project for socially integrating children and teenagers through music training. (ES)

El pep

Understand the effects of tobacco, alcohol and drugs on your body. (ES)


Information on job offers and grants available here and abroad, and all the latest news for young people. (CAT)


Association that works in the interests of young people. (CAT)

ASSIR Barcelona

Information on the services offered by the ASSIR sexual and reproductive healthcare points and issues such as maternity, birth control and gender. (CAT)


The Youth Centre for Birth Control and Sexuality (CJAS) offers advice and information to adolescents and young adults so they might experience sexuality in a more positive and responsible way. (CAT)


News about celebrities, advice to clarify doubts, and more. (CAT)

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