Careers information, advice and guidance: New Directions

Service information

New Directions provides independent and impartial careers information, advice and guidance to young people in Blackburn and Darwen. 

We support 16-19 year olds (and up to 25 for SEND young people) to access education, employment or training through a drop-in service (no appointment necessary)

We help young people by:

  • Providing information, advice & guidance on courses, qualifications & careers
  • Help young people find and apply for jobs and training
  • Signpost to other partners/agencies for support around personal issues

Opening times

Everybody: Young Persons Resource Centre, Simmons Street, Blackburn, BB2 1AX – Monday to Thursday 1pm-4pm

Darwen Youth Centre, Knott St, Darwen, BB3 2RN – Thursday 1pm-4pm.

Calls and emails will be answered outside of drop-in hours.

Contact details

Mail New Directions, 6th Floor, Duke Street, Blackburn, BB2 1DH
Phone Number(s) 01254 666424
Fax Number(s)  
E-mail newdirections@blackburn.gov.uk
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