Stage of development: Complete
Policy sector: Employment and training
Start date of service provision: Apr 2012
Capital raised (minimum): GBP 370k (USD 584.47k)
Max potential outcome payment: GBP 1.30m
Service users: 600 individuals
The IF pilot projects aim to prevent young people from becoming NEET, or support those already NEET to re-engage with education, training and employment. Interventions display a wide diversity in terms of participant age range, in and out of school provision and the balance between one to one and group work. Some programmes are built around participation on a structured programme or course. Despite these differences, there are also commonalities between projects including: time spent on initial marketing, recruitment and engagement; an intense initial process of working with each participant to achieve a positive shift in ‘mind-set’; a more extended period of personal and skills development and the encouragement of mental resilience in dealing with challenges and difficulties faced; and an ongoing process of goal setting and progression facilitation. Five specially trained 'Link Workers' offer individual, continuous and holistic 1-to-1 support for young people in areas such as drug mental health, family intervention, housing/homelessness, youth offending, educational welfare, and drugs/alcohol misuse. Support is provided in school (e.g. sitting with young people in classes) as well as outside (e.g. home visits), alongside a range of complementary vocational training courses.
14 - 19 year olds, including the most vulnerable young people and those falling through gaps in mainstream provision
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