Council Teams Up With The Prince's Trust

Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council has once again teamed up with The Prince's Trust to help re-engage youths in education, training and employment.

The young people, aged between 16 and 30, will be helped through the Trust's Development Awards Programme.

The Council recently contributed £10,000 towards programmes being delivered by The Prince's Trust in the Council area, with Development Awards to be offered to 40 local young people.
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The awards are earmarked for young people who are unemployed or working fewer than 16 hours a week, or in education fewer than 14 hours a week. If they meet the eligibility criteria, they can receive up to £500 to cover costs such as course fees, transport or equipment.

This is the third year of the Council's partnership with The Prince's Trust, with £30,000 contributed to supporting young people in the area.

The Prince's Trust has provided financial assistance to a number of young people across the council area, enabling them to take the next steps to develop their skills and qualifications, enhancing their ability to gain employment.

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