Government funding to train 500 new youth workers

Young people will get better support and services as the Government supports the training of youth workers with £800,000 of new funding.

More than 500 youth workers and volunteers, who would otherwise be unable to undertake training, will have their course fees fully paid for by the Government.

New bursaries for 500 youth workers to get skills and qualifications to better support young people £800,000 in government funding will mean more vulnerable children and teenagers have someone trained to talk to outside school.

Extra funding so local organisations can work together better to improve their youth offer.

Clearer government guidance to make it easier for local authorities to provide more opportunities and services. Builds on the Government’s ‘National Youth Guarantee’, backed by an investment of more than £500 million.

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