Local Government Association

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LGA responds to cost of living announcement

“We are pleased the Chancellor has acted on calls by the LGA, councils and partners to increase and extend the Household Support Fund to the end of this financial year."

LGA responds to cost of living announcement

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council: Mentoring for apprentices

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council provides a mentoring service for apprentices in the private or public sectors. This is part of the Council’s employment and skills team and links with wider services to support harder-to-reach young people, including care leavers and those with disabilities.

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council: Mentoring for apprentices

LGA responds to Government's Fire Reform White Paper

"The LGA is pleased to see the publication of the long-awaited white paper, it’s especially positive that government has not said it will make mandatory changes to fire governance, and is consulting on a range of governance models for fire and rescue services."

LGA responds to Government's Fire Reform White Paper

Blackpool Council: Care Leaver Employment Adviser project

Blackpool Council's Care Leaver Employment Adviser (CLEA) project provides a dedicated worker for young people (16 to 25 years) who have been looked after by the local authority. This role aims to support young people to take up a job, training, or work placement.

Blackpool Council: Care Leaver Employment Adviser project

Norfolk County Council: Positive Activities Programme

Norfolk's approach to supporting pathways for the hard-to-reach groups in the Council is not documented in a single published strategy but is evident through the range of more specific council strategies for supporting vulnerable and hard-to-reach young people. This includes those with special education needs or disabilities (SEND), youth offenders, and those in care or leaving care.

Norfolk County Council: Positive Activities Programme