Section 8 – Local Support Services

There are lots of local support services young people can access to support them with their next steps including information, advice and guidance and support to find a job.

Black Country Careers Expo provides pupils, parents and teachers with access to a wide range of careers advice and information all under one virtual roof. With a fantastic mix of local and national organisations you can visit all of the online exhibitors and watch a collection of helpful pre-recorded videos to help you make the right choice. The Expo has a specific Special Educational Needs and Disabilities area. Please use the link below to access this resource.

Entrance Lobby of Black Country Careers Fair

Connexions Dudley works with young people aged 13 – 19 (up to aged 25 for those with learning difficulties and/or disabilities) with careers advice guidance, information and support to help prepare them for post-16 options and beyond. Please use this link for more information.

Welcome to Connexions Dudley

Connexions Sandwell enable you to discuss your options with an independent impartial careers adviser. Please use the link below for more information.

Connexions Sandwell homepage

Think Sandwell can provide support to find a job, including help with CV, completing application forms, interview practice and details of local vacancies. Please use this link for more information.

Think Sandwell homepage

Connexions Wolverhampton is a free and impartial careers information, advice and guidance service for young people who live in Wolverhampton. Please use the email below to ask for further information.

The Employment and Skills Team in Walsall assist and support young people with post-16 options. They offer support services for all young people aged 16+ (up to 25 years old for young people with learning difficulties and/or disabilities). Please use this link for more information.

Walsall-Works homepage

Black Country Impact Project support young people who are currently not in education, employment or training. Please use the links below for more information.

Black Country Impact at Sandwell Council

Black Country Impact in Wolverhampton

Black Country Impact in Dudley

Black Country Impact at Walsall Council

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