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Financial support for young people in work or training

If you are in work, you may want support with finances or to find out how employment or training may affect any benefits you receive. 

The links below will provide you with information about funding and support. 

Benefits Calculator

If you are over 18 you can use an independent benefits calculator to find out:

  • what benefits you could get
  • how to claim
  • how your benefits will be affected if you start work

You can find out more about benefit calculators on the GOV.UK website (opens a new window)

Access to Work Fund 

If you’re disabled or have a physical or mental health condition that makes it hard for you to do your job, you can:

  • talk to your employer about changes they must make in your workplace
  • get extra help from Access to Work, including mental health support

You can find out more about Access to Work on the GOV.UK website (opens a new window)

Apprentice Oyster Card

If you're 18 or over, live in a London borough and in your first year of an apprenticeship, you can get discounted travel with an Oyster photocard.

You can find out more about the Apprentice Oyster Card on the website (opens a new window) 

Student Discount Cards 

If you are a student you can apply for a student discount card and app giving you access to offers on food and essentials, tech, streaming and home delivery, fashion, beauty and others things.

You can find out more about student discount cards on the website (opens a new window)