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Advice for life

There's lots of information and advice for the things affecting your life, including where you can get help from local and some national organisations. If you have a decision to make or a problem to solve, just click on the links below or search the…

Applying to be a youth councillor?

Can I be a youth councillor? You must: be aged 13-17 on Monday 25 November 2019 to stand for election either live or go to school in Islington, or looked after by a foster carer for Islington Council be committed to spending three hours a…

Benefits for young people

Benefit rules and regulations are complicated. Young people under 18 (and sometimes under 20) may not be able to claim many of the benefits available but if you are living independently or have an illness or disability or you are a parent, then do check out if you can…

Career choices 18+

At 18, after sixth form or college, your choices include: further study at college or university. a job or apprenticeship, combining work and training a gap year, to earn money for university or get relevant work experience - see the Downloads section on this page. Think…

Career information

There's so much out there that deciding on what career to do can be hard. Think about careers that interest you and find out as much as you can before making any decisions. See Planning Your Future. You can also contact the Progress Team - see…

Check out what's happening in the job market - trends

Using job information when planning your career and job search can help you make the right choice Below are some tools and graphs to help, it includes information about pay and qualifications and what's happening with jobs. Careerometer Careerometer lets you search and compare jobs…

Consumer rights

Are you a confident shopper? Do you look around before you buy? There are laws to protect you when shopping. Knowing these may save you money and help you get good service. Do you know your rights? Consumer rights explains who can help you if things go wrong.…

Contact us

If you want more information about the Youth Council, please feel free to get in touch.  Email youthcouncil@islington.gov.uk Phone 020 7527 2552  Twitter Instagram

The current Youth Councillors

Islington Youth Councillors 2018-20 are: Ayaan Abdulle Arkan Ali Aqiil Jackie Appiah-Kubi Tsedenia Asrress Honey Baker Lydia Banjo Benjamin Boukerma Abubakar Finiin Jemelia Furtado Ashantii Greaves Crystal Thoms Isabella Wolday-Myers: If you want more information about Youth Councillors and the Youth Council, please feel free…

Dates for your diary

Dates for your diary What’s happening? Monday 30 September Deadline to register interestThe online registration form must be submitted by this date Wednesday 2 October at Lift Youth Hub, 4.30pm-6.30pm Thursday 3 October at Platform Youth Hub, 4.30pm-6.30pm Information sessionsIf you are interested in standing as…