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Adviza is a charity inspiring people to make better decisions that help them progress in learning and work. We support young people and others, at important times in their lives where key decisions need to be made. We aim to raise people's aspirations and motivate them to achieve their full potential.

A particular focus is helping young people progress in education, employment and training.

A key part of this support is providing impartial information, advice and guidance to young people as they move through their teenage years into adulthood and working life.

Who to contact

Telephone
01635 889117
E-mail
newbury@adviza.org.uk
Website
Adviza

Where to go

Name
West Berkshire Adviza Centre
Address
Broadway House, 4 - 8 The Broadway
Northbrook Street
Newbury
Berkshire
Postcode
RG14 1BA

Time / Date Details

When is it on
By appointment (01635 889117) or see our advisers in school
Time of day
Afternoon
Morning

Other Details

Availability

Age Ranges
Referral required
No
Referral Details

Our Careers Advisers provide information, advice and guidance to students in many schools across the Thames Valley. If your school doesn't have a Careers Adviser you can book a meeting whenever and wherever suits you. This is a paid service however Adviza has a bursary scheme in place for anyone who requires financial assistance.

Adviza is commissioned by West Berkshire Council to provide a service to those not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET). Contact Adviza West Berkshire on 01635 889117 to discuss and book an appointment

Other notes

You can keep up to date with Adviza and the opportunities we offer through our social media pages www.facebook.com/newbury.adviza www.twitter.com/advizanewbury

Local Offer

General Provider

Is your service accessible? (consider in general terms how you make your service accessible, in addition to any specific premises issues)
Wheelchair accessible at front of building with double doors at entrance that can be operated by low level push button Low level access through out the building Lift to upper floors Disabled toilet on ground floor; locked with radar key – key also available at reception Refuge areas at front and rear exits to building at all floor levels; one step down at rear exit (which is fire exit and access to refuse areas only) Free Parking up to one hour to front of Broadway House (for general public) and marked disabled bays along Northbrook Street We also have a hearing loop stored in our back office
What are the eligibility criteria for your service? (please include any age restrictions, types of need catered for etc)
Young people with statements of SEN in Year 9, Year 11 or leaving Post 16 education to go to college will be seen by our SEN advisers in school where the school buys in this service
How are referrals/applications made to your service? (include details of who can refer/apply and referral and application process)
Self referrals can be taken from those who meet the criteria or via school or local authority
Who provides / funds your service?
Local Authority
Are children, young people, parents / carers charged for your service?
No
Details of charges, whether any help is available with costs
Some schools and colleges buy in our services so please check first. If no service is provided you can book a meeting whenever and wherever suits you. This is a paid service, however Adviza has a bursary scheme in place for anyone who requires financial assistance
Feedback and complaints procedure
We always welcome feedback from those we work with to help us improve our service. If you wish to make a formal complaint it must be made in writing by letter, fax or e-mail to Adviza, 11th Floor, Ocean House, The Ring, Bracknell, RG12 1AX
How will I know my child will be safe using this service?
All staff have enhanced DBS checks and are fully trained in safeguarding and data protection.