Providing advice and guidance to young people is a vital part of
the CfBT Education Trust’s work.
We currently run the Connexions service in the London Boroughs
Hammersmith and Fulham, Harrow,
Connexions is a free, confidential, comprehensive practical
advice service available to all young people aged 13 - 19.
CfBT’s objective for its Connexions services is to reduce the
number of young people not in education, employment or training
(NEET) by helping them to make informed choices about their
This is achieved by continuously involving young people in
shaping their service. Examples include: working innovatively with
local schools and colleges to develop youth interview panels for
new personal advisers, youth panels to advise on a wide range of
issues from refurbishment to bidding for funds and focus groups for
consultation on developments such as newsletters and websites.
Connexions is a one stop point of contact, bringing together
many different sources of information, offering personal support on
areas like careers, training, housing and financial advice.
Services are delivered through a network of well equipped local
centres, visits and open days to schools and colleges and wider
You can find out more by visiting www.cfbt.com/wayahead