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Who are Connexions Sandwell?


Connexions Sandwell gives statutory careers guidance to young people who live or are educated in the Sandwell area. *

We work with young people aged from 13-19 years – up to 25 years for people with Special Educational Needs (SEND). 

The service is free and impartial.

Connexions Sandwell is committed to providing young people with high quality independent impartial careers advice and guidance to enable them to take up work, an apprenticeship or further learning opportunities to fulfil their potential.  We will continue to grow our business with honesty and integrity to guide our everyday actions.


We give information, advice and guidance that supports young people in making informed decisions about their future.

The service is delivered by highly qualified and experienced Personal Advisers and Mentors.


We work with young people who:

  • Need help in finding suitable education, training or employment
  • With SEND
  • Need extra support. This includes young parents, young carers, young offenders and Children in Care (CIC)
  • Are elective Home Educated . Please contact Attendance & Prosecution first.
  • Attend Meadows Sports College, Westminster School, Brades Lodge and Short Stay Schools (Pupil Referral Units) 


The range and depth of the support we give depends on need. It can include:

  • One-to-one careers guidance
  • Group work
  • Exploration of career ideas and options
  • Advice about Labour Market Information (LMI)
  • Help with learning and career plans
  • Support in moving forward


We run Careers Fairs and Events  through the year.


We are part of Sandwell MBC and work in partnership with other local services.

We very much support the councils aims to encourage Sandwell residents to Keep on Learning after the age of 16 years

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* Check with your school, academy, college or training provider if Connexions Sandwell delivers the    careers service there.


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One Stop Shop, Oldbury Council House, Freeth Street, Oldbury, B69 3DB

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Landline: 0121 569 2955

Freephone: 0800 358 4800

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