Statutory youth services in Middlesbrough are delivered by Middlesbrough Integrated Youth Support Services, which is the joining up of the former Middlesbrough Connexions and Youth Services. You can contact them on Telephone 01642 240 081 to find out if they can give you help and advice.

You can find more information at the Youth Unite website - a resource for young people from Middlesbrough, providing helpful information, advice and guidance on everything from jobs, training and education, to things to do and places to go.

For more help and advice, you could ask to speak to a Personal Adviser at school or college. Personal Advisers are qualified to give you the best advice possible about your options.

National Careers Service

The National Careers Service provides confidential and impartial information, advice and guidance services, supported by qualified careers advisers. Call free on 0800 100 900. Calls are free from landlines but calls from mobiles may cost you. You can give your phone number and they will call you back. Lines are open Monday-Sunday 8am to 10pm (4pm on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve). Lines will be closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day. You can also visit their website at the National Careers Service.