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Need support to plan your future?
If you’re aged 16-30, we’re here to help you develop your skills and find a job.

As lockdown restrictions ease, we know young people are facing a range of challenges, so you can be assured that we're still here to support you to cope today and prepare for tomorrow.

Our team of youth support workers and volunteers are still on hand during this challenging time. Our phone lines, live chat and text service are open from 9am-9pm every day.

You can also find a range of advice, tools and resources on our Coronavirus Support Hub.

How we can help

We’re committed to supporting you over the coming months. Whether you're out of school, unemployed, self-employed or need a confidence boost, we offer a range of courses and tailored support to help you take your next step.

Here’s just a few examples of how we could help:

  • Discover your leadership potential, enhance your CV and learn how to ace your next job interview.
  • Gain an insight into what it’s like to work in a range of industries, gain valuable work experience and make connections with local employers.
  • Explore activities where you’ll meet new people, develop your confidence and learn new skills.
  • Get support with covering course fees, equipment and travel expenses.
  • Receive one-to-one support to discover your strengths and prepare for your next step into work, education or training.
  • Learn how to build and maintain your physical and mental wellbeing.
  • Receive funding and practical advice to start your own business, with the help of a trained mentor to offer inspiration and guidance.

If you’re an education provider looking for ways to support your students, we’ve designed a variety of programmes with you in mind. Find out more about our support for education providers.

Development Awards
For 16-30 year olds
We could cover the cost of expenses to remove barriers and enable you to achieve your goals.
Find out more
Explore Wellbeing
For 16-25 year olds
Weekly
Discover how to build and maintain physical and mental wellbeing.
Find out more
60-1-6 Mentoring
For 16-18 year olds
Flexible start
60 minutes of 1-2-1 mentoring for 6 months.
Find out more
Get Started with Music with Liam Frost
For 16-30 year olds
10th – 14th August
Develop the songwriting and self-promotion skills to start a career in the music industry.
Find out more
Future Leaders Online
For 18-30 year olds
12th – 13th August
Discover how to unleash your inner leader and kick start your career.
Find out more
Get into Data Engineering with Generation
For 18-29 year olds
Starts 24th August
A 12-week bootcamp to prepare you for a career in data engineering.
Find out more

Here for Greater Manchester

Coronavirus is impacting on all our lives. We’re here to listen, help you explore your options and support you to plan your next step.

Talk to our Youth Support Workers online using live chat or call our freephone number: 0800 842 842.

Even if you just want a friendly chat, we’re here for you.

“I am happier now than I have ever been. My confidence has grown so much and feel much more calm and stable in my life. I feel really optimistic about the future. Going on this programme has been the best decision I've ever made!” Anissa Ben Marrou