Future Boost

Future Boost

Are you aged 16 to 24 and out of work?  Has the pandemic made things harder for you to find opportunities?  We realise that the impact of the pandemic caused by COVID-19 has been particularly challenging for young adults.

As a result, Bradford District has set out a commitment to young adults in the district to connect them to work and opportunities, and to offer support.  This exciting youth offer is called Future Boost and consists of a number of activities and programmes all targeted at support for young adults aged 16 to 24. 

For more information about any of these opportunities, contact Future Boost at futureboost@bradford.gov.uk.

Included in the Future Boost offer are:

National Careers Service

National Careers Service. Helping you take the next step.

The National Careers Service offers digital careers guidance, skills and interest tests online, where you can also find in-depth information on hundreds of different jobs.

Bradford150 Legacy

common purpose.

This is a programme to help young leaders in the district to learn tools and skills, build connections and receive personalised leadership coaching.  To get more information, visit the Bradford150 website.

Bradford SkillsHouseYouth


Offering support to get into work or training, advisers from Bradford SkillsHouseYouth can help young people to overcome any barriers they have such as housing, money, health issues and more.  See the SkillsHouseYouth website for contact details.

Digital Jobs Board

Find live vacancies for jobs, training and apprenticeships on the SkillsHouse website.

Emotional health and wellbeing support

Youth in Mind. Providing a helping hand towards wellness.

A range of support with emotional health and wellbeing, including access to online counselling.  To find out more, visit the Youth in Mind website.

Training courses

Access to training courses at local colleges and training providers, which will be a stepping stone to finding work. Find more information on the skills and training courses page on the SkillsHouse website.

Youth Service

Bradford Youth Service. Here for Youth.

The Youth Service will be offering an exciting programme of experiences and support, enabling you to Be Valued, Be Someone and Be Active.

Sporting Chances

A number of opportunities available as below:

  • Free leisure pass for all 16 to 19 year olds
  • New jobs for young people to gain accredited learning and experience within the world of sport. For more details, please contact kickstart@bradford.gov.uk
  • New apprentice Youth Worker opportunities - details can be found on the Bradford Council job vacancies page.

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