The purpose of this research series was to gather vulnerable young people’s experiences and viewpoints and give this often unheard and overlooked group a voice on the welfare system.
Based on the findings from this research, YMCA England will be publishing a series of reports, each designed around the views expressed by vulnerable young people.
Processed and Punished
This report focusses on vulnerable young people’s experiences of the current welfare system, in particular looking at the support provided by Jobcentre Plus.
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Signed on and Sanctioned
This report focusses on vulnerable young people’s views on benefit sanctions.
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Uninformed and Underprepared
This report is focussed on vulnerable young people’s views on the welfare reforms, in particular examining how they feel the introduction of Universal Credit will impact on them.
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