ReachOut is a mentoring charity working with young people in disadvantaged communities to raise aspirations and help them grow in character and attainment.


one-to-one mentoring projects delivered in 2017/2018


young people referred to ReachOut by their school


hours of mentoring delivered by 863 volunteers in 2017/2018

Become a Project Leader

Find out how you could join our innovative Project Leadership Programme and run one of our weekly mentoring projects to make a difference to young people in either London, Manchester or Oldham and in Liverpool in 2019!



The Big ReachOut Raise

In conjunction with our biggest community fundraising event, the Hackney Half, we are aiming to raise £75,000 for ReachOut during our targeted weekend of fundraising.


Author: Rebecca Waite

Target amount: £75,000.00

Amount raised: £50,008.74


Mentoring FAQs

Have a question about mentoring? See if our FAQ's can answer them!


Author: Madeleine Roff


  • Mehmet - Intern in the ReachOut office

    Mehmet has just finished his penultimate year at The Petchey Academy in Hackney. He spent two weeks at the ReachOut office this summer for a Work Experience Internship. He spoke to us about his experience and what he got up to... Read more

  • Manpreet - Former mentee to Intern

    Manpreet has just finished year 12 at The Petchey Academy and is currently undertaking a Work Experience Internship in the ReachOut London office. He was a mentee with ReachOut during year 6 and year 8 and believes that the programme helped shaped who he is today. We asked him some questions about his experiences... Read more

  • Andrew - Mentor

    Andrew is a first year Business Technology student at Manchester Metropolitan University. Originally from Stockport, Andrew heard about ReachOut after meeting Volunteer Officer, Becky, at a volunteering fair at The Union. He has been volunteering at a ReachOut Academy project since March. Becky chatted to him about his experiences so far… Read more

  • Leadership Programme Graduation 2019

    It has been ReachOut's most successful year, which wouldn't have been possible without our cohort of Project Leaders. The Leadership Programme has just finished its second year, so we came together with our team of over 50 Project Leaders to celebrate their achievements this year. Read more


  • Royal Parks Half Marathon 2019

    The route takes in the capital’s world-famous landmarks on closed roads, and four of London’s eight Royal Parks – Hyde Park, The Green Park, St James’s Park and Kensington Gardens. Read more

  • Network & Knowledge Event

    ReachOut will be hosting our next Network and Knowledge event! The theme of this event is Youth and Education. This will be an opportunity for professionals in the field of Education, Youth Work and Child Development Work to network, as well as hear from some fantastic key speakers from this field. Read more