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Drive Forward Foundation

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Founded in 2010 Drive Forward Foundation aims to support care leavers aged 16-26 in London to achieve their full potential through employment and education. With over 40% of care leavers being NEET (Not in Employment, Education or Training) and about half of them suffering from mental health disorder, care leavers present a highly vulnerable but also hugely neglected group within our society. Our approach is based on the belief that meaningful employment and a career path of the individual's own choice, can help young people overcome the hurdles in front of them and create a better future for themselves. Our employment consultants therefore work with our clients on a 1-2-1 basis, provid... read more

Project Leaders
Juno Schwarz
Juno Schwarz
Martha Wansbrough, Anton Babey
Organization Information
14-15 Lower Marsh
United Kingdom
0207 620 3000
Organization Information
14-15 Lower Marsh
United Kingdom
0207 620 3000

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Aug 5, 2020
It's not over yet - beginning of recovery
"The unique issue that faces care leavers that might differ from other young people is the prevalence of lone living, and the lack of family support to tide them over during this period of...
Apr 8, 2020
Times have changed but the need remains
“Thank you so much I was freaking out thinking no one cared. I’m so grateful. You messaging me shows you thought about me in these hard times. I really do appreciate it.” ...
Jan 7, 2020
New year, old challenges
A very Happy New Year and welcome to Drive Forward’s first project update of 2020! Over the past year, we’ve seen so many young people thrive in their chosen careers and we want you, our...
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