Connexions Wakefield is a confidential information and support service for young people in the district. Web Advisers are trained to support you through a range of issues including education/training choices, employment, money, health and relationships, helping you to make the right decisions and take action.
If you are aged 13–19 (or up to 25 if you have a learning difficulty or disability), use the links above to find information on Free Time and Lifestyle, College and Training, Higher Education or Looking for Work. The links below will give you general information and are a good starting point to check out your options for the future.
Wakefield Employment Hub - the Employment Hub helps young Wakefield people aged 15-25 to access jobs and apprenticeship opportunities
National Careers Service - find job profiles, help with CVs and covering letters, and check your skills
Careersbox - watch people talking about their job and the path they took to get there
Wakefield Families Together- Range of social support around the Wakefield area
Pontefract, Knottingley and Castleford:
Normanton, Featherstone and the South East:
iCould - careers choices and ideas
Shaw Trust Youth:
Website - https://www.shawtrust.org.uk/cyps/
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/shawtrustyouthlondon/
Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/shawtrustyouth/
Twitter - https://twitter.com/shawtrustyouth