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Connexions Wolverhampton

Connexions is a service giving information, advice, guidance and practical support to young people aged 13-19 to help them get ready for adult and working life.

The Connexions service, which offers careers guidance, information and advice to young people has now joined the City of Wolverhampton Council.

The website is full of useful information and advice on a range of topics that affect young people such as:

  • Training
  • Learning
  • Careers
  • Jobs
  • Money matters
  • Life issues

Connexions also offers support up to the age of 25 for those with learning difficulties and disabilities.

We may be able to help...

  • Help to understand their options at key decision points, including at KS4 option time, 16+ and 17/18+ and to make an informed choice.
  • Specialised help if they have learning difficulties and disabilities.
  • Extra help and support, if your son or daughter needs it, to deal with any problems or issues they may encounter.
  • Advice and support with CVs, interviews and applications for courses, apprenticeships and jobs when needed.
  • Help with making the transition from education and learning to the world of work, and support if they encounter difficulties.
  • Information on lifestyle, leisure and volunteering opportunities.

Their primiary aim is to help you support your son or daughter to continue in learning so that they can make the best of their future. All advice is impartial and discussions will remain confidential.

Who to contact

Telephone
01902 773040
Website
Connexions Wolverhampton
Notes

What about when our centre is not open?

Help is also available 7 days a week between 8am and 10pm, you can:

Phone: 0800 100 900

Text: 07766 413 219

Where to go

Name
Wolverhampton Connexions Centre
Address
118-119 Salop Street
Wolverhampton
Postcode
WV3 0RX

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Mon/Wed/Fri: 1.30pm-4.30pm
Time of day
Afternoon

Other Details

Availability

Age Ranges
13 years to 25 year olds
Referral required
No
Referral Details

The service’s key targets are to reduce the number of NEET young people and the number of young people whose post-16 destination is not known. The team works in schools to support young people with special educational needs (SEN), in Pupil Referral Units and with 16-19 year olds who are NEET.

Young people with disabilities, including learning disabilities can get Connexions support up to age 25. The service also provides a range of traded activities to schools.

Record Last Updated on: 03/12/2018

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