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EMPLOYABILITY FUND

Securing your first job can feel impossible for anyone. Disrupted education, mental health challenges, and acute financial pressures can make it even harder. Unfortunately the mainstream help available is not flexible or patient enough for our young people.

That’s why we launched our Employability Fund, providing young people facing homelessness with specialist coaches to become job-ready and a bursary scheme to overcome the costs associated with getting into work or education.

Whether a young person needs help with course fees or the bus fare to a job interview, we make sure small financial barriers don’t prevent young people from securing long-term independence.

Whatever their stage on the journey to employability – whether learning to read and write or preparing for an interview – our objective is to help them take meaningful steps towards long-term employment, so they can live independent, happy lives.

1906

young people entered employment, education or training

3700

boosts granted

3535

young people that have received employment support

£25 can provide a young person with an hour of support with our Jobs Coaches who will help them build their CVs and secure meaningful employment.

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“We are relentlessly positive about what all young people can achieve, given a fair chance. We fund work to help young people to develop the skills and confidence they need in the work place whilst simultaneously working with employers to help them give young people the opportunities they need”


Nick Connolly, CEO of EveryYouth

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