This voluntary programme focuses on young Londoners aged 16 -24 with complex barriers who are not in employment, education or training.
Our tailored support is currently offered remotely via telephone, SMS, email and digital tools such as Google Hangouts and WhatsApp. It includes improving confidence, skills, training, qualifications and employment. As Government guidance on social distancing changes and we feel that it is safe to do so, we will resume face-to-face support.
We are delivering this programme on behalf of the Greater London Combined Authority and European Social Fund in Barking & Dagenham, Bexley, Bromley, Enfield, Greenwich, Havering, Newham, Redbridge, and Waltham Forest.
Our help includes:
- Identifying skills, support needs and job goals
- A personalised training plan
- Access to short, funded, certificate courses via Digital College
- Access to the WellbeingZone, packed with resources, from advice on coping with anxiety to fun activities to support wellbeing
- Intensive support to prepare for employment, education or training
- Job searching, interview skills, work placements and volunteering
- Getting ready for self-employment
- Mental wellbeing support from health-qualified Key Workers
- Support for employers, education and training providers
- Ongoing help once in employment, education or training.
Young Londoners aged 16 to 24 who are not in education, employment or training and:
- Looked after, or care leavers
- Homeless, at risk of being homeless, or fall into two or more of the following; a young carer, lone parent, in debt or using substances.
Want to know more?
If you’re a recognised organisation who would like to refer a young person to the programme, please contact us on:
Telephone: 0300 456 8139 (local rate call)
We are always looking to expand our Community Partnership Network, a partnership network of support for participants. Find out more here.