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Barnardo's is working as part of a Lancashire-wide partnership of organisations delivering the Invest in Youth project.

'Invest in Youth' is one of Lancashire's 'Building Better Opportunities' projects, funded by the Big Lottery Fund and European Social Fund.

Invest in Youth is a project supporting, engaging and inspiring Lancashire's most disengaged young people. Barnardo's cover the Lancaster & Morecambe and Preston areas under this project, which targets 15-24 year olds who are unemployed or economically inactive with multiple social, emotional and economic barriers. The aim of the project is to support young people to access positive opportunities and provide access to education, work or training.

How to access support

If you are 15-24 years old and would like to find out more or access support, please email our service and we will call you back.

About Building Better Opportunities

Building Better Opportunities is a national programme from The Big Lottery Fund who are matching funds from the European Social Fund (ESF) 2014-2020 to invest in local projects tackling the root causes of poverty, promoting social inclusion and driving local jobs and growth.

Barnardo's is one of more than 60 partners in Lancashire who are helping people to overcome barriers, improve their employability skills and to secure fulfilling occupations.

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