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Free careers advice for the young and unemployed
Unemployed teenagers are being offered help in finding work with 'personal MOT' sessions.
Counselling charity Signpost, in Shenley Road, has teamed up with Youth Connexions and the Citizens Advice Bureau, (CAB) to give the young and unemployed careers advice.
William Allen, manager at Signpost, said: “Lack of qualifications and work opportunities lead to loss of motivation and debt, which leads to stress and anxiety.
“We are offering young people to have the chance of a personal MOT, to give young people the support they need.”
Drop in sessions are being held, where people will be given free advice in one on one session’s all through October.
Staff from the CAB, Youth Connexions and Signpost will all be on hand to offer advice and support.
Mr Allen added: “Youth Connexions can help with advice on training and careers, the citizen’s advice bureau can help with housing and debt problems.
“Signpost can also help deal with the stress and anxiety young people might be facing as a result of being unemployed.”
People can turn up to the sessions, which are being supported by Affinity Sutton housing association, on October 6 and December 1 in Leeming Road, from 11am to 1pm.
A session will also be held on November 3 in the Worknet Centre, Shenley Road from 11am to 1pm.