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Brightside

Brightside is a charity that helps young people access the education and career pathways they might not have believed were available to them. "We want to make sure that it’s talent, not background, that determines the education opportunities and careers that are available to young people".

Online mentoring - getting advice and support from someone who is where you want to be, whether that’s at university or in a certain career, is invaluable. Brightside make this happen through online mentoring – structured and supported online contact with a mentor who can help young people work out where they want to go in life and how they can get there.

Online resources - there’s an overwhelming amount of information on careers, finance and education. Knowing where to go and what to trust is hard. Brightside make it easy. Their online information resources cover everything you might need to know when making career or education decisions. They’re also completely impartial, up-to-date and easy to get your head around.

Who to contact

Telephone
0203 096 8120
E-mail
info@thebrightsidetrust.org
Website
Brightside Tust

Where to go

Address
C A N Mezzanine, 36
Loman Street
London
Postcode
SE1 0EH

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.