CHOICES - Earning and learning for young people

Adviser with young person
6 September 2017
Not in education, employment or training, or at risk of dropping out? There are drop-in sessions and support workers who can make sure that you get the help you need, wherever you are in Oxfordshire!

Oxfordshire County Council's Education, Employment and Training Services (EET Service) includes the CHOICES and EET Casework service for young people not in work or learning, and those at risk of dropping out, aged 16-20 or up to 25 for young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) and those who are looked after or leaving care (LAC). This provides support with:

  • Job Seeking
  • apprenticeship routes
  • CV building
  • finding training
  • 1:1 support
  • action plans
  • signposting for benefit advice
  • improving your prospects
  • looking at other choices that could be right for you

Ask for your EET Case Worker at your local Children & Family Centre, email or register online at

Names and contacts

Download the CHOICES : Earning and Learning flier or see below:

  • Banbury Children & Family Centre, Hilton Road, Banbury OX16 0EF Thursday 12pm to 2pm Karyn Workman 07879 212724 and Petra Sellman 07393 001021
  • Bicester Children & Family Centre, Launton Road, Bicester OX26 6DJ Wednesday 1 to 3pm Claire Glasscock 07557082566
  • Witney Children & Family Centre, Witan Way, Witney OX28 4YA Tuesday 1pm to 2:00pm Sally Stafford 07393 001026 and Laura Spiers 07785 453299
  • Barton Children & Family Centre, Wayneflete Road, Oxford OX3 8DD Tuesday 12-3pm Fiona Mattam 07584 581172
  • Blackbird Leys Children & Family Centre, 61/63 Cuddesdon Way, Oxford OX4 6SB Thursday 1-3:15pm Ray Starkie 07827947348
  • Rose Hill Children & Family Centre, The Oval, Oxford OX4 4UY Thursday 10am-4pm Mel Jewell 07785 453266
  • Abingdon Children & Family Centre, Stratton Way, OX14 3RG Tuesday 1 to 3pm Tricia Duncan 07393 001023
  • Didcot Children & Family Centre, Park Road, Didcot OX11 8QX Wednesday 1- 3pm David Pearce-Jones 07584 481226 and Sabrina Stevenson 07827 947288

If you can't travel to drop-ins, staff can offer appointments, phone and email support. They can also support you to access other services. Ask for your EET Case Worker at your local Children & Family Centre, email or register online at

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