Sifting through more than 170,000 charities registered in the UK alone is really difficult, so here are three ways to fast track your search process and identify charities that have the characteristics of success:
We support asylum seekers, refugees and other migrants in the North East of England to lead lives that are safe, independent and fulfilled, by providing supported accommodation and free English ... more
1. Direct work with families affected by addiction
2. Provision of information and resources to family members and practitioners
3. Provision of good practice forums
4. Training for practitioners ... more
Barnardo?s helped improve the lives of more than 240,000 vulnerable children, young people and their families. We help children including those who have been sexually exploited, young people leaving care, children with a parent in prison and provide early intervention for families struggling to cope. We find adoptive homes and foster placements for ... more
Our mission is to use theatre combined with information, advice and guidance to inspire and support those who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. We act as a catalyst for people to make ... more
Lifeskills Centres for disadvataged 11-24 year old NEETs - working to increase self belief and motivation, bring success in education, deliver work ready skills and attitudes and find sustained ... more
Frontline services focus on 10-18 year olds who live with significant disadvantage, poverty, neglect and who have complex needs and face multiple risks. These include child exploitation, mental ... more
Citizens UK is the home of Community Organising. We support a growing network of broad based Citizens Organisations which include faith, education and voluntary associations and institutions that work ... more
THE PROVISION OF SUPPORT TO PEOPLE WHO HAVE SUFFERED BEREAVEMENT THROUGH A NATIONWIDE NETWORK OF TRAINED BEREAVEMENT VOLUNTEERS AND THROUGH ITS NATIONAL HELPLINE.
WORK DESIGNED TO RAISE THE AWARENESS ... more
We are a leading children's rights organisation working against the commercial sexual exploitation of children in the UK and on its international aspects. In particular, we focus on the protection of ... more
Empire Fighting Chance (EFC) helps young people who are failing at school, in danger of drifting into a life of unemployment or even crime, and helps them turn their lives around. We run intensive ... more
FareShare redistributes surplus good quality food that would otherwise have gone to waste to charitable organisations around the UK for the production of meals for those most in need. The organisation ... more
Provision of quality support, including accommodation, to vulnerable individuals. We work mainly with ex-offenders, ex addicts, and the homeless.
We work with churches to provide practical support for ... more
THE PROVISION OF LEGAL ADVICE AND REPRESENTATION TO CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE WHERE LEGAL AID IS NOT POSSIBLE; AND THE PROVISION OF SUPPORT AND ADVICE IN THE AREAS OF EDUCATION , WELFARE, HOUSING, ... more
Justlife provides innovative, strategic and frontline responses to community needs, working specifically to raise aspirations for vulnerable adults. Justlife has three core workstreams:
Regeneration: ... more
KEYFUND MAKES A LASTING POSITIVE CHANGE TO THE LIVES OF DISADVANTAGED AND VULNERABLE YOUNG PEOPLE. THE KEYFUND MODEL COMBINES SUPPORT FROM A TRUSTED ADULT, A STRUCTURED BUT INFORMAL, YOUTH-LED ... more
Leap is an award-winning national youth charity that provides inspirational conflict management training and support to young people and the professionals working with them.
By taking part in our ... more
nef aims to maximise well-being and social justice within environmental limits through innovative economic thinking and practical solutions. Our work involves pilot projects, in-depth research, ... more
Pact supports people affected by imprisonment to cope and to make a fresh start, including prisoners, ex-offenders, their children and families. Our work in England and Wales reduces reoffending. We ... more
Sport 4 Life UK believes in a level playing field where every young person has the opportunity to create a better future for themselves.
We are proud to provide the opportunity for young people aged ... more
Provision of services offering advice, advocacy and support to those facing severe social disadvantage and multiple barriers in their lives. Particular focus on provision of training and support for those with lived experience to become professional workers able to support these services and enter the job market.
St Mungo's began helping people sleeping rough off the streets of London in 1969. Over the years we have extended our work beyond emergency help, to prevention of homelessness and promotion of ... more
THE CHARITY OPERATES THROUGHOUT THE UK. WE PROVIDE SUPPORT SERVICES TO EVERYONE
AFFECTED BY STROKE, INCLUDING FAMILIES AND CARERS. WE RAISE AWARENESS OF STROKE AND CAMPAIGN FOR BETTER EMERGENCY, ... more
We aim to provide relief for those seeking asylum and those granted refugee status and their dependents who are in conditions of need, hardship or distress. To achieve this, we collect, repair, and ... more
The British Red Cross helps people in crisis, whoever and wherever they are. We are part of a global network of volunteers, responding to natural disasters, conflicts and individual emergencies.
We ... more
The Koestler Trust is the UK's leading charity for arts in prisons. Through awards, feedback, mentoring, outreach and involvement, it plays a unique national role in encouraging offenders, secure ... more
Services Provided by the organisation are in the North of England and are detailed below:
1. Youth work delivery
2. LGBT awareness training
3. Peer support and youth volunteering
4. Community Cafe ... more
RMC provides free, impartial & confidential advice to all asylum seekers, refugees and migrants living in the Black Country and Birmingham. Our broad approach covers many issues related to reception, ... more
UK Youth is committed to ensuring all young people are empowered to build bright futures, regardless of their background or circumstances. Our mission is to provide all young people with access to appropriate, high quality services in their local community or online. Together with our network, we offer support, advice and training to equip young ... more