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NameDescription
Careers Information, Advice & Guidance (CIAG)Access a range of local and national advice websites that offer career options and definitions that will help to launch your career.
Support with HousingIf you are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless or need emergency accommodation visit local social housing websites here.
Managing MoneyFinancial advice for young people managing money for the first time.
Health & WellbeingLocal advice about where to seek help for health issues affecting young people.
Guidance on Offence DisclosureClick here to find out information on which jobs require disclosure of an offence
UnlockSelf-help information for people with convictions, by Unlock. From the Home page, click on Disclosure Calculator to find out when your conviction will no longer need to be disclosed to an employer
Chance 2013Chance 2013 Ltd is the Employment Agency working exclusively with people that have a criminal record and want to re-enter the job market. This link takes you to the jobs on offer through the Chance 2013 website
Special Educational Needs & DisabilitiesA link to 'My Care in Birmingham' - a single point of information for parents and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).
Childcare provision in BirminghamNeed childcare while you are training or working? Search through Birmingham City Council's register of child care provision in Birmingham
Entitled ToAre you missing out on financial help? Use the benefits calculator on this site to see what benefits you are entitled to
Pause HubPause, your city centre drop-in service, is a bit different to other mental health services out there. You can drop-in and have a chat with someone about how you’re feeling, or if you wanted to have a browse in their tech-space about things you might be worried about. Dropping in doesn't mean there is something wrong with you or that you are losing your marbles! They will support you in exploring your thoughts, feelings and emotions, or anything that might be going on in your life.
TimewiseTimewise Jobs is a niche jobs board specialising in flexible and part time vacancies for people with skills and experience, but wishing to work flexible hours/days. New to the Midlands, we hope this site will grow as word gets around.
Young Women's TrustYoung Women's Trust offers free coaching and personalised advice on job applications, conducts research, runs campaigns and works with young women to build confidence and advocate for fair financial futures.
Planit GlobalAn on-line careers exploration and engagement platform - A Digital Careers Fair showcasing all sectors
WorkwiseIf you’re currently out of work, then WorkWise can help. WorkWise supports unemployed people in the West Midlands to overcome travel barriers. they can help with: * Free travel information and journey planning * Free day travel tickets to job interviews * A free four week travel ticket for your new job