CharityDetail

What it does
  • KEY4LIFE (UK) is an innovative rehabilitation programme aimed to reduce youth reoffending by helping young men in prison and 'at risk' of going to prison.
Who works here
  • 8 employees and 122 volunteers.
Who it helps
  • Children/young People
  • Other Defined Groups
  • The General Public/mankind
Sector(s) covered
  • Education/training
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
  • Economic/community Development/employment
Where it operates
  • Throughout England And Wales
How it's governed
  • UK Charity, number: 1152426
  • First registered on 14/06/2013
UN SDGs
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Quality Education
Decent Work & Economic Growth
Reduced Inequalities
Awards received

Over the last three years they've won the following awards:

  • CSJ Awards 2018 Employment, Education & Skills
Financial Data
Y/E Income Expenditure Surplus Assets Months
Reserves
Employees Volunteers Filed on
31/12/2018 £990,155 £933,378 £56,777 2 8 122 10/04/2019
31/12/2017 £830,405 £829,253 £1,152 £173,512 2 6 150 25/05/2018
31/12/2016 £495,351 £469,310 £26,041 05/05/2017
31/12/2015 £550,433 £446,538 £103,895 £146,319 3 3 20 28/09/2016
30/06/2014 £200,705 £158,281 £42,424 15/04/2015
Donations received

Over the last five years they've received significant donations from 6 grant making charities totalling £894,228

Amount/
When
Donor To be used for
£86,796
17/07/2019
Lloyds Bank Foundation Key4Life works with people leaving prison and with young people at risk of offending to support them to move forward positively. This grant is towards Key4Life's resilience and employability support programme for people leaving Brixton Prison
£149,880
31/12/2018
Greater London Authority Key4Life will unlock the potential of young Londoners through a range of interventions including intensive weekly support for young males released from prison and those who are at risk in the community, training ex-offender role models to broker positive discussions between young people and the police and delivering youth-led assemblies and workshops at London schools.
£15,000
31/07/2018
Greater London Authority Targeted 8-week program for young men who are at risk of offending (identified by police, leaving care workers, probation and networks) and young men released from HMP Brixton. Program involves Monthly support meetings, 1: 1 employment search support, 1:1 mentoring, a 2day rural residential trip and a series of boxing and football workshops
£148,800
31/07/2018
Greater London Authority Key4Life will unlock the potential of young Londoners through a range of interventions: 1. Key4Life core: intensive, weekly support for up to 40 young males aged 16-21, released from HMP Feltham, HMP Brixton and those who are at risk in the community. Participants are matched with trained mentors, gain employability skills, develop emotional resilience and broaden horizons through activities including horse-riding. 2. Key4Life ‘White Flag’ anti-knife crime initiative: engage communities, train ex-offender role models, and broker positive discussions between young people and the police. 3. Key4Life outreach pilot: delivering youth-led assemblies and workshops at London schools, incorporating music and sport.
£25,000
30/06/2018
Garfield Weston Foundation Breaking the cycle of young adult offending and unlocking potential
£115,000
30/06/2018
City Bridge Trust £115,000 over three years (£36,000; £38,000; £41,000) towards the costs of Key4Life's "through the gate" work with 18-24 year olds involved in the HMP Brixton programme.
£291,358
04/10/2017
National Lottery This group will expand their project into Greater London, delivering preventative, early-intervention programmes for young men at risk of prison, supporting them to become emotionally resilient, secure employment and turn away from crime and gangs. Former participants will support delivery and campaign for youth crime prevention. Up to 90 community Volunteer Mentors will support young men to come to terms with past trauma or negative behaviours and develop coping strategies to deal with future challenges.
£4,200
31/08/2017
Somerset Community Foundation Crime prevention programme for young men.
£55,194
30/03/2017
Lloyds Bank Foundation The charity works with young ex-offenders and delivers a programme of pre and post-release support. A grant would fund the post-release support for ex-offenders leaving Portland YOI.
£3,000
31/01/2017
Somerset Community Foundation Prison rehabilitation programme
Governance
Trustees (6)
  • Paul Von Sternberg
  • David Sharpe
  • Christian Schroeder
  • Venetia Hoare
  • Sally Rustom
  • Simon Lloyd Carmel
Main office

TWELVE HIDES
QUARRY LANE
BUTLEIGH
GLASTONBURY
BA6 8TE

Objectives

THE OBJECTS OF THE CIO ARE: (1) TO PREVENT AND REDUCE CRIME BY PROMOTING AND SUPPORTING THE REHABILITATION OF ANY OFFENDER AND THOSE AT RISK OF OFFENDING OR RE-OFFENDING, AND TO ASSIST THEM IN FINDING EMPLOYMENT; (2) TO ADVANCE THE EDUCATION OF OFFENDERS IN ORDER TO RE-INTEGRATE THEM AS VALUED MEMBERS OF SOCIETY; (3) TO RELIEVE THE NEEDS OF OFFENDERS BY PROVIDING OR ASSISTING IN THE PROVISION OF CARE AND SUPPORT IN ORDER TO RE-SETTLE AND RE-INTEGRATE THEM AS VALUED MEMBERS OF SOCIETY; (4) TO RELIEVE THOSE IN NEED IN PARTICULAR BY SUPPORTING THE FAMILIES OF OFFENDERS AND COMMUNITIES AFFECTED BY OFFENDING; (5) TO PROMOTE SOCIAL INCLUSION FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT BY PREVENTING PEOPLE FROM BECOMING SOCIALLY EXCLUDED, RELIEVING THE NEEDS OF THOSE PEOPLE WHO ARE SOCIALLY EXCLUDED AND ASSISTING THEM TO INTEGRATE INTO SOCIETY. BEING EXCLUDED FROM SOCIETY, OR PART OF SOCIETY, AS A RESULT OF BEING A MEMBER OF A SOCIALLY OR ECONOMICALLY DEPRIVED COMMUNITY; AND (6) TO PROMOTE SOCIAL INCLUSION FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT AMONGST PEOPLE WHO ARE SOCIALLY EXCLUDED BY PROVIDING THEM WITH AN OPPORTUNITY TO BUILD CAPACITY THROUGH EDUCATION AND TRAINING SUPPORT. BEING EXCLUDED FROM SOCIETY, OR PART OF SOCIETY, AS A RESULT OF BEING A MEMBER OF A SOCIALLY OR ECONOMICALLY DEPRIVED COMMUNITY.