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 attended 10 or more mentoring sessions in 2017/2018


hours of mentoring delivered by 863 volunteers in 2017/2018

Chris - Mentor

Chris is an LSE student who also volunteers with ReachOut at a project in Tower Hamlets. Chris talks about what he loves about ReachOut and also his participation in LSE's Students for Children society.


Author: Madeleine Roff

Mentor Training Dates

Find out when our upcoming Mentor training courses are.


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Mentoring FAQs

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


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  • Win a voucher for mentoring in London!

    We're excited to be offering chances for mentors to win vouchers throughout January and February! It's simple to get involved - attend one of four mentor trainings at universities and you'll be automatically entered. Read more

  • Mentor of the Term

    It's been a fantastic first term for ReachOut projects across London, Manchester and Oldham. We wanted to hold a competition to recognise the fantastic work our volunteers do, so we invited our project leaders to nominate someone from their project who have been outstanding throughout the first term. Read more

  • Mentor's #MondayMotivation

    Since September we have trained over 500 mentors, and signed up over 700 mentors on our projects, across London, Manchester and Oldham. At each training session we ask our mentors to quietly reflect on their motivation to mentor, they vary from person to person. However there is a striking similarity with the hundreds of mentor motivations that we have heard - how much each mentor cares. Read more

  • Networking and Knowledge Event

    Our Winter 2018 Networking and Knowledge event was a huge success. Unable to make the event or want a recap? Read our blog to hear more about what was discussed with our awesome speakers! Read more


  • Presentation and Public Speaking Skills Workshop Manchester

    An interactive workshop for participants of the ReachOut Leadership Programme to gain the tools to speak confidently in front of a group. Read more

  • Hackney Half Marathon 2019

    Just like the borough, this route brings with it a great vibe and the streets are always lined with supporters from the local community! Run 13.1 miles through the roaring crowds of East London passing Hackney Downs, Hackney Empire, Broadway Market, Victoria Park, and the London Stadium. Read more