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Blackpool Connexions

Connexions offers confidential and impartial information, advice and guidance to young people aged 13-19, and up to 25 for young people with special educational needs, enabling, empowering and assisting and them into education, employment and training.

Connexions:

  • Offer impartial information, advice and guidance through our highly qualified, specialist team
  • Take a client led approach and involve clients fully in decision making and action planning
  • Support and develop employability skills
  • Look after our clients’ safety
  • Offer holistic support by addressing barriers to young people engaging in education, employment and training. This includes addressing financial , health, offending, teenage pregnancy, family, housing and domestic abuse issues
  • Work in partnership with families and the public, private and voluntary and community sector to achieve the best possible outcomes for the young person
  • Support transition from school to post 16 education, employment and training and keep records to facilitate this
  • Advocate on behalf of the young person
  • Undertake preventative work with young people who are NEET (not in education, employment or training) in order to address and support the most vulnerable
  • Track young people in order to minimise disengagement
  • Signpost young people to the services they need
  • Perform statutory duties in schools and with other public bodies in order to ensure young people’s needs are met
  • Provide up to date expertise on the best opportunities for young people and match young people to those opportunities
  • In schools, we meet the needs identified by the individual school

You can expect:

  • A welcoming environment
  • Somewhere to go to talk things through in confidence
  • Someone who will listen and take the time to understand
  • Someone who supports you to make your own decisions in life
  • Someone who can help deal with today and plan for the future

The Connexions Centre is open from 9.30 am until 5pm every day except Tuesday's when we open at 10am. If you need help outside of our office hours you can phone Connexions Direct FREE from a landline on 08080 013219 - OR if you ring them from a mobile they will call you back.

Who to contact

Telephone

Website
Connexions Website page

Where to go

Address
2-4 Market Street
Blackpool
Postcode
FY1 1ET

Time / Date Details

When is it on
The Connexions Centre is open from 9.30 am until 5pm every day except Tuesday’s when we open at 10am.
Time of day
Morning
Afternoon

Other Details

Local Offer

Description

Connexions offer all of their services to young people aged 13-19, and up to 25 for young people with special educational needs

Local Offer Age Bands
Adulthood (16-25)
 Last updated: 29 Jun 2020