Last updated: 3 November 2023

Next review: 3 November 2024

Unemployment support for 16 to 24 year olds in care or care leavers

For information and advice on education, employment, and training opportunities contact the Virtual School by calling 0208 496 1741 or sending an email to  

Young people in care can call 0208 496 3927.

Unemployment support for young people with special educational needs and, or learning disabilities from 16 up to 25 years old

Waltham Forest Council SEND Service works with young people who have an Education, Health, and Care (EHC) Plan. Your SEND officer will help with making decisions about what you want to do in the future including education and work. 

Contact the SEND Service by sending an email to or calling 0208 496 6503 or 0208 496 6595.