We support the participation of young people in learning and work. As a local authority partnership, we support young people’s services by providing management information and data support, staff training and networking, information resources and developing programmes for young people

 News Welcome to CLC Building Futures!

Welcome to the new CLC Building Futures website, which was previously known as Central London Connexions. We continue to support young people's services to raise the participation of young people in learning and work. Our services, structures and contact details remain the same. If you have any queries, please contact us.

 News and Opportunities
Housing Benefit: withdrawing entitlement from young people - This note from the House of Commons library, covers policy announcements on the withdrawal of Housing Benefit entitlement from young people under 21. The note considers evidence on the potential impact of withdrawal and provides comment from housing organisations and those working with young homeless people.

Welfare Benefits for Young People (18th March 2015) - Book Now!
If you work with young people and families receiving or needing to claim benefits, this course is for you. It will give you an up to date overview of the system and how it works so that you can give the support they need.

Recent opportunities include the traineeships in Fitness and apprenticeships with Lidl, as well as employer events in February and March in Islington and Kensington for young people not in education or employment. There are also more vacancies for those leaving education next summer including BT Finance Higher and Engineering Advanced Apprenticeships and Advanced Quantity Surveying, Building Services and Electrotechnical Apprenticeships with NG Bailey. Details in the Weekly Opportunities Bulletin.

NESTA invest in GetMyFirstJob: Youth unemployment is stubbornly high and the number of jobless 16 to 24-year-olds has recently risen by 30,000 to 764,000. In this situation it is seen as vital that apprenticeships fulfil their potential of delivering key skills and life-changing experiences to young people making the transition from school into employment. In light of this NESTA have announced investment into GetMyFirstJob, the eighth beneficiary of its impact fund. GMFJ is a platform that helps improve the experience of young people entering apprenticeships.  NESTA have supported them with an investment of £500,000 to help it become a one-stop-shop for young people, training providers, colleges and employers.

Workforce development

A range of courses suitable for professionals working with young people

Young people

An online survey for young people.

Live vacancies

Up to date job vacancy information including apprenticeships, part time jobs and other vacancies

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