Stand Together Network

Our services for young person

Thinking about what you want in life and how to get it? Are you young and looking to advance in life? contact us today for new opportunities

Young people are the heart of the organisation.  

Here at STN, we deliver various projects and provisions to reach and support hard to reach disaffected and disengaged young adults from diverse BAMER backgrounds or other ethnic groups aged between 16- and 25 years old. 

At Stand Together Network (STN), we are dedicated to supporting young people, including care leavers and their families, who face a range of complex challenges. Our focus extends to addressing issues such as social isolation, language barriers, digital exclusion, domestic abuse, gang affiliation, low academic achievements, unemployment, and mental health concerns. We are here to provide support to anyone in need of additional guidance and assistance. 

Our approach includes offering personalized one-on-one sessions and group activities, centered around advice and training. These are designed to help individuals overcome their unique barriers, seize opportunities, and realise their dreams. Our goal is to empower them to thrive and achieve success in their personal and professional lives.  

We also specialise in career advice, guidance, and mentoring support, aimed at assisting young people every step of the way. This support is crucial in helping them identify and pursue their educational or career pathways with confidence.

Our team is deeply passionate about working with the youth and young people in our local communities across North London. We are committed to listening, understanding, and providing the help you need. We encourage you to reach out and connect with us. Let’s work together towards a brighter future. 

 

We offer the following services and training.

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We proudly offer a variety of courses and services at no cost. Whether you are an individual or an organisation, we warmly welcome your referrals. If you are considering making a referral, including self-referrals, please know that we are eager to hear from you. Your engagement in this process is greatly valued and plays a significant role in the success of our programs.

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Comprehensive Practical Support

Our practical support is designed to cater to the diverse needs of individuals, offering a tailored package that addresses each person’s unique circumstances. This includes: 

  • Tailored Support: A personalised approach to meet varying individual needs, ensuring that each person receives the specific help they require.
  • Practical and Emotional Support: Guiding young people as they transition into adulthood and employment, fostering a foundation for lifelong learning. This support extends beyond mere practicality, encompassing emotional guidance to help navigate the complexities of adulthood.
  • Confidence-Building Programs: Dedicated initiatives aimed at boosting self-esteem and personal confidence, essential for personal and professional growth.
  • Information and Education: Providing comprehensive information on a variety of critical topics, including mental health, financial literacy, health and wellbeing, among others, to equip young people with the knowledge they need to succeed.
  • Personal Social Development Programs: Focused on the holistic development of individuals, these programs aid in personal and social growth, helping participants to become well-rounded and resilient.
  • Advice on Key Issues: Offering guidance on pressing matters such as homelessness and other welfare-related issues, ensuring that young people have access to the resources and support they need in challenging times. 

Comprehensive Employability Support

At Stand Together Network (STN) our Employability Support includes a suite of services designed to unlock the potential of young individuals and guide them towards fulfilling career paths. 

  • Career Advice Services: Tailored to support employability skills, we provide young people with essential career information and tools, helping them to realize their full potential.
  • Apprenticeship Assistance: We offer support in identifying and securing suitable apprenticeship opportunities, aligning with individual interests and career aspirations.
  • Work Placement and Volunteering Opportunities: Our program facilitates hands-on experience, allowing participants to gain practical skills and valuable workplace exposure.
  • CV Clinics and Job Preparation: We offer comprehensive assistance with CV writing, job searching, interview preparation, and application form completion, equipping individuals with the tools they need for job market success.
  • Internship and Traineeship Programs: Specifically tailored for young people aged 16–24, these programs prepare participants for employment, further training, or apprenticeships. They combine training, coaching, and work experience to provide a solid foundation for professional growth. 

Expansive Basic and Vocational Training Courses

At Stand Together Network (STN),our educational offerings are designed to cater to a wide range of needs and interests. Our curriculum includes: 

  • Essential Skills Training: This encompasses courses in ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) and Functional Skills, focusing on Maths, English, and Computer Literacy. These courses are designed to build foundational skills essential in today’s world.
  • Employability Courses: These are specially tailored to equip individuals with the skills required to thrive in the job market, enhancing their employability prospects.
  • Diverse Vocational Training: We offer a variety of vocational training courses in sectors such as Care, First Aid, Food Safety, and Childminding, among others. These courses are aimed at providing practical skills and certifications in specific vocational areas.
  • Online Life Skills Workshop: Our digital platform hosts workshops that focus on developing essential life skills, accessible to participants seeking flexible learning options. 

Each course is structured to provide comprehensive training, ensuring participants are well-prepared for their respective career paths or personal development goals.  

Inclusive Mentoring Program.

Our comprehensive mentoring program at Stand Together Network (STN), is designed to support and empower young individuals through various facets: 

  • Counselling and Advocacy: This component provides one-on-one support, addressing personal challenges and advocating for the individual’s needs and rights. 
  • Peer Mentoring: We facilitate connections with experienced peers who can offer guidance, share insights, and serve as role models. 
  • Career Inspiration: Our program aims to ignite ambition and broaden horizons, showcasing diverse career paths and possibilities. 
  • Empowering Youth Voices: A key focus is to amplify the voices of young people, encouraging them to express their views and concerns regarding youth employment issues. 
  • Connection with Youth-Friendly Employers: We actively link young individuals with employers who are recognized for their youth-friendly practices, fostering opportunities for professional growth. 
  • Group Skill-Building Sessions: These sessions are designed to hone skills crucial for workplace success, including teamwork, communication, and problem-solving. 

Each element of our mentoring program is tailored to nurture the potential of young people, guiding them towards successful and fulfilling careers.. 

Diverse Social Activities

Our range of social activities is designed to enrich, entertain, and engage. These include: 

  • Enrichment Activities: Varied programs aimed at enhancing personal growth and development, offering new skills and experiences.
  • Exciting Trips: Opportunities to explore new places and environments, fostering a sense of adventure and discovery.
  • Arts and Crafts: Creative sessions that encourage artistic expression and skill development in various artistic disciplines.
  • Music and Filming: Engaging in the world of music and film, allowing participants to explore their talents and interests in these dynamic fields.
  • Storytelling Sessions: A chance to delve into the art of storytelling, enhancing communication skills and imagination.
  • Networking Meetings for Young People: Forums where young individuals can come together to discuss relevant issues, share ideas, and propose activities that resonate with their interests and needs. These meetings are crucial for building a sense of community and empowerment among the youth.

Comprehensive Outreach and Signposting Services

At Stand Together Network (STN)our outreach and signposting program is meticulously designed to provide extensive support: 

  • Expert Signposting: We guide individuals to specialist organizations and relevant support services, ensuring they receive the best possible advice and assistance tailored to their specific needs.
  • Proactive Outreach: Our team actively reaches out to those in need, engaging with communities to ensure that our services are accessible to everyone who requires them. This outreach is a crucial part of our mission to connect individuals with the support they need, when they need it. 

These services form the backbone of our approach, ensuring that everyone we work with is directed towards the most appropriate and effective resources. 

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