Once you’ve had your baby, you may feel that you’d like to return to learning.
If you live in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland, the following links may be useful:
Prospects provides advice and guidance for young people aged 16—19 who are not in education, employment or training (NEET) (the age limit raises to 25 for young people with a learning disability or difficulty) on behalf of Leicestershire County Council.
Prospects holds a drop-in and an appointment service in Hinckley and Loughborough, and also provides support at outreach venues throughout the county.
Both centres are open Monday to Friday.
51 Castle Street
[T] 01455 632719
7 Fennel Street
[T] 01509 214002
Find more information on the Prospects website.
Connexions- Leicester City
Connexions is the careers service for young people. They offer advice and guidance on finding a job, training course or apprenticeship in Leicester.
Visit the Connexions website.
Or visit Connexions at
Leicester Connexions Centre
2 Wellington Street
They are open Monday to Friday 9am -4.30pm, except on Friday when they close at 4pm.
Adult Learning and Skills- Rutland County Council
The Rutland Adult Learning and Skills Service (RALSS) provide opportunities for adults across the county of Rutland to improve their skills through a wide range of academic and vocational courses.
Working in partnership with Peterborough Regional College, RALSS offers apprenticeships and workplace learning qualifications in areas such as:
- Support Teaching and Learning in Schools
- Early Years and Childcare
- Health and Social Care
- Business Administration
- Customer Service Catering and Hospitality
- Accounts (AAT)
- Information Communication Technology
Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust runs a confidential secure text messaging service for parents of children aged 0-19 years called Chat Health. The service operates Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm, excluding bank holidays. All texts will be responded to by a public health nurse (health visitor/school nurse) within 24 hours. Outside of the service working hours, you’ll receive a message back to inform you that your text will be responded to once the line reopens.
Should you require urgent health advice in the meantime, please contact your GP, visit an NHS walk-in centre or call NHS 111. For emergencies, dial 999 or visit A&E.
Leicester City: text 07520 615381
Leicestershire & Rutland: text 07520 615382