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Community Level 1gemmalou87


Information and Advice for young people

AdvantagesExcellent career advice, rewards for 16-19 year olds

Disadvantageslong time to get a website reply.

"...information, the members of the connexions support group will give information and support for any troubles children and young people develop throughout childhood and adolescence. Connexions offer support groups nationwide and can put young people in touch with a personal adviser. Young people can communicate with a member of the support team twenty four hours a day using a variety of media sources. Connexions offer a free-phone helpline, which is ..." Read review

Ciao members have rated this review on average: helpful

Community Level 1Sheer


"The Attic"



"I have just returned from the Hounslow branch of Connexions, known as "The Attic" and frankly, I wish we had just looked in the attic at home. The counselor was surly and abrupt, to the point of almost rude. He did not introduce himself or even smile. He told my son that he is on the scrap heap and that he should give up any ideas about pursuing academic study. BTW, my son turned 16 just 8 weeks ago!! He got one grade C and 5 grade D at G.C.S.E and ..." Read review

Ciao members have rated this review on average: somewhat helpful

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