By Post FIS, 1 Reading Lane, E8 1GQ
Who we are:
Prospects Careers Advice Plus - offers impartial information, advice and careers guidance for young people who live in Hackney.
What we do:
The service provides information, advice and careers guidance at main transition points in the lives of young people; when choosing year 9 options, when moving from year 11 to post 16 education, training & employment, and when leaving post 16 education for higher education or employment.
They support young people who have a Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP) from Year 9 to up until their 25th birthday.
Prospects have links to and strong relationships with training providers and specialist employment agencies, locally and out of borough.
From September 2014, Prospects will contribute professional advice to Education Heath Care assessments, this will include recommendations for education and training provision and progression opportunities.
Services for unemployed young people
Prospects provide information advice and guidance to young people aged 16 (up to 25 for those with SEND) and older who are unemployed and looking for education, training or employment opportunities.
The service operates in venues including:
- Mainstream schools
- Special schools
- Youth hubs
Prospects drop in advice services:
Last Tuesday of the month : 6.00pm to 8.00pm (Drop-in) Forest Road Youth Hub, 29 Forest Road, E8 3BY
Last Wednesdays of the month : 6pm - 8pm (drop in) The Edge Youth Hub, 7 Woodberry Grove, N4 1SN
Thursdays: 1pm – 5pm (drop in) Hackney Learning Trust, 2nd Floor, 1 Reading Lane, E8 1CQ
Fridays: 1pm – 5pm (drop in) Hackney Learning Trust, 2nd Floor, 1 Reading Lane, E8 1CQ
All schools are required to provide careers advice.
Ask your young person’s school who does this if Prospects are not the provider.
Parents, carers and young people can request advice from Prospects careers service directly.
Young people with SEND may have a request made for careers advice by their EHC Plan coordinator.
You can call the service to discuss individual requirements.
Record Last Updated on: 03/05/2019