Since 1987 Lewisham Youth Theatre (LYT) has provided free, high quality drama activities for Lewisham young people aged 8-24. Using theatre as a tool we provide pathways to improve the well-being and life chances of young people, many of whom are at risk of exclusion or slipping through the net.
Regenerate is a community organisation working with young people and their families in estates and wards of high economic and social deprivation in Wandsworth, London.
Established in 2000 Synergy Theatre Project works towards rehabilitation and resettlement with prisoners, ex-prisoners and young people at risk of offending through theatre and related activities whilst placing the wider issues surrounding criminal justice in the public arena.
St George’s Youth Club (Hanworth) provide daily youth work sessions for a variety of groups. The daily sessions include sport, music tuition, games, cooking, skill acquisition, and a wide variety of interesting and enjoyable activities.
Their mission is to create with young people a future where they take responsibility for their actions, have a thriving career and make positive contributions to Tower Hamlets.
Salaam Peace is a community organisation based in East and North London that uses sports, media and education to engage children, young people and adults.
We know that children from low‐income communities experience greater barriers to success than those from more affluent families ‐ the most advantaged 20% of young people are still seven times more likely to attend the most selective universities than the 40% most disadvantaged.
The Wheels Project provide training in car and motorcycle repair and maintenance for which they award a recognised qualification (AQA).
Carney’s Community’s aim is to reduce offending, re-offending and anti-social behaviour, whilst improving social mobility and community cohesion. Their services are targeted at disadvantaged young people aged 11 to 30 who come from deprived backgrounds.
JusB is a community based youth centre. They are there for young people during their journey to independence, helping them make the most of their potential.
Westminster House is situated in Nunhead (Southwark), an area beset by a range of inner-city problems, including high unemployment, crime, drugs, violence, a high incidence of underage sexual activity, etc.
ReachOut is a mentoring charity working with disadvantaged young people, aged 11-16 years old, in some of London’s most severely impoverished communities where young people are underachieving academically and risk becoming NEET.
KeepOut is the first ever crime diversion scheme to be delivered by dedicated teams of serving prisoners – managed by civilian staff and seconded prison staff – inside UK prisons.
Our Sorority CIC is a social enterprise. Their vision is to act as an advocate to empower and support vulnerable young women and mothers aged 15-25 to progress into successful inspiring women.
Chaos Theory is a grass roots Violence Prevention Charity in Waltham Forest. The intervention work carried out by Chaos Theory attempts to stop the spread of violence by using ‘violence interrupters’ to detect, intercept and diffuse potentially lethal situations.
Bethwin Road Playground provide activities for children and young people in Camberwell aged 5-16 in their leisure time, so contributing to their social, physical and emotional development into mature adults and responsible parents.
Established in 1996, Lambeth based charity Code 7 is a senior managed and young people led charity that provides multimedia activities and mentoring services for all young people from various backgrounds and cultures.
Eikon is a Surrey based charity that has been working in the local community for almost two decades, providing sustained support to some of the county’s most vulnerable young people and their families.
Options 4 Change is a Lambeth based charitable organisation working with children and young people aged 7 to 25, their families and networks, offering development projects that inspire academic and social aspirations.
Pinda Kai Do was originated and established by Master Franck K. Mpinda in 1996 and became a charity in 2004, with the intention of supporting local people who cannot afford coached sports, and people from a disadvantaged background.
Ocean Youth Connexions, based in Lambeth, provide opportunities for young people aged 11-19 (up to 25 with Special Educational Needs), through specially designed programmes and preventative schemes aimed at personal development and moving young people forward as responsible young adults and good citizens.
The Roundhouse is an iconic, Camden based, music and performance venue that is recognised as one of London’s best places to see live music. It is housed in an architecturally unique setting that attracts major artists while offering an unusual and intimate audience experience.
Southampton Rape Crisis (SRC) is a Southampton-based charity which aims to relieve the distress of individuals (aged 11+) who have suffered rape or sexual abuse and to carry out prevention work through education.
The Winchester Project, (also known as The Winch) is a charity based in Camden, that reaches 1,200 children and young people in the local community per year, many of whom are disadvantaged.
Chiltern Lighthouse Mentoring is an early-intervention service working with children 10-14 years old. They have built up an excellent record of helping young people in the Chiltern and Wycombe districts of Buckinghamshire.
The Hampton Trust is a charity with 17 years of experience working closely with members of local communities throughout Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Gloucestershire, Devon and The Channel Islands.
FST is a charity based in Wandsworth, South London, that invests time in young people, enabling them to re-engage with the learning process.
Vallance Community Sports Association (VCSA) is a Tower Hamlets based registered charity which works with young people aged 8-25 years. VCSA has been operating for over 10 years.
Founded only six years ago, The Ufton Court Educational Trust is a registered charity providing young people with life-changing and inspirational educational experiences in the grounds of an Elizabethan manor, located at Ufton Nervet, near Reading.
QCCA aims to improve the quality of life for residents who live and work in Camden, especially in the Gospel Oak area.
Newark’s aim is to develop the personal, social, physical and educational potential of young people through the provision of recreational and sports activities and youth work.
Friendship Works is the oldest children’s mentoring charity in the UK, having provided adult volunteer mentors to children in desperate need of help for over 30 years.
Quiet Time teaches Transcendental Meditation in schools.
Helps young people to start their own businesses. The young people they support are not in education, employment or training (NEET) and have a commercial ‘bright idea’ for a business.
SAPERE is the internationally recognized educational charity that promotes Philosophy for Children.
Watford FC Trust uses its connection to football to help engage young people in sport and education.
Positive Help offers volunteer led practical help to those affected by HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C in Edinburgh and the Lothians.
WCYP run drop-ins, trips, one-to-one support, residential trips, small groups, sports clubs, positive activities, volunteering and many more things across the estate of Weston in Southampton.
The café opened in June 1996 and was developed by a group of local young people who identified the need to establish a project, which would accommodate the needs of local youths.
Dandelion Time works with children and young people struggling with significant emotional and behavioural difficulties often resulting from traumatic experiences and challenging life circumstances.
One Mile Away UK is a newly formed social enterprise, run by former rival gang members in Birmingham.
The project provides targeted support and intervention for young people who are in trouble with the law and/or at risk of serious crime and anti-social behaviour, including those at ‘risk of serious harm to others’ through youth violence.
The project is based in Southampton where there is a high level of deprivation. Children and young people live in families, which are chaotic in nature.
Bromley Mytime (BMT) is a Leisure Trust and Registered Charity (NPDO). We are a social enterprise delivering a range of cultural services focusing on sports and arts.
Minerva Youth Project consists of an after school club & various other leisure activities along with educational workshops & courses.
Launched in 2003, Tender brings a unique preventative approach to the issues of violence and abuse in young people’s relationships.
Street League work with the most disadvantaged youth offenders from East London and change their lives through football.
Based in Tottenham, the London Boxing Academy uses boxing as a way to entice children with a bad track record at school back into the classroom.
Kids Company is a registered charity founded in 1996 and provides a comprehensive and multidisciplinary package of care to over 12,000 ‘lone children’ in London up to the age of 23.
Shadowball is a groundbreaking arts project sustained through sport in which primary students create and perform a new Jazz musical by renowned Jazz composer Julian Joseph about Black Baseball players.