Youth Contract: 16- and 17-year-olds

Information about Youth Contract provision for 16- and 17-year-olds not in education, employment or training.


The purpose of the Youth Contract programme for 16- and 17-year-olds is to engage young people who are hardest to reach and support them into education, training or a job with training. The programme is being delivered across England.

This guidance gives information to local authorities and institutions about how the Youth Contract affects them.