Unemployed people can be provided vocational guidance by the job centres through various guidance services. The Ministry of Education holds the responsibility for supervision and development.
Through job centres, municipalities provide vocational guidance to jobseekers, including all young unemployed people. The youth guidance centres under the auspices of the Ministry of Education are responsible for cooperation with the school system.
Denmark has 51 municipal youth guidance centres which provide guidance services for young people up to the age of 25.
The youth guidance centres focus on guidance related to the transition from compulsory school education to youth education or, alternatively, to the labour market. There are 7 regional guidance centres which focus on the transition from youth education to higher education and in addition, as of 2010, 13 regional adult education and training centres (VEU centres) that have a responsibility for guidance specifically in relation to adult education and training.
The Ministry of Education is responsible for continuous supervision and development of guidance services in the educational sector. The various guidance services consist of: