Elevate ~ Helping you towards a Brighter Future

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Elevate are an impartial team within Brighter Futures for Children who are wholly owned and independent services that operate on behalf of Reading Borough Council. For most young people, the world beyond school or college is becoming increasingly an unknown and varied map. The future careers for young people are more complex than ever, the employment market and apprenticeships is more challenging than it has ever been. Supporting young people to make well informed choices has never been more important and we aim to do just that. We support young people reach their goals and fulfil their potential with accessing education, employment and training. Our professionally qualified career coaches offer impartial careers information, advice and guidance to support you with:


  • Exploring career ideas and making career choices
  • Further education options
  • Choosing options at 16 and 18
  • Finding a learning or training course
  • Search and apply for jobs or apprenticeships
  • Re-engagement activities eg work experience and volunteering
  • Support with transition to further education
  • Developing CV and improving interview skills
  • Supported Internships options
  • Higher education

Visit Brighter Futures for Children (BFfC) ~ Elevate (Careers Service) 
 to find out more or get in touch to book an appointment.

Who to contact

0118 937 3766 0118 937 3766 07966 367499 07966 367499
Brighter Futures for Children - Elevate
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Where to go

Curious Lounge, 1st Floor, Pinnacle Building
20, Tudor Road
Directions to RG1 1NH


Age Ranges
16 - 18 years (up to 25 years for young people with additional special needs)


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This information has been collected from third party providers therefore the Reading Services Guide, Reading Borough Council (RBC) and Brighter Futures for Children (BFfC) cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of this information and recommends that parents, carers, young people, residents and professionals check with providers regarding DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) and OFSTED registrations and CQC registrations. Information collected by Reading Service Guide; is used solely to implement and supply the Family Information Service (FIS), Special Educational Needs & Disabilities - Reading's Local Offer, Adults & Carers Support Group and Reading Youth.


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Contact the Team

Family Information Service

fis@reading.gov.uk 0118 937 3777 OPTION 2 0118 937 3777 OPTION 2

SEND Local Offer

localoffer@reading.gov.uk 0118 937 3777 OPTION 2 0118 937 3777 OPTION 2

Adult & Carers Support

CSAAdvice.Signposting@reading.gov.uk 0118 937 3747 0118 937 3747
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