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 2018/2019


young people referred to ReachOut by their school


hours of mentoring delivered by 836 volunteers in 2018/2019

James and James

Meet James and James; a ReachOut mentor and mentee pairing who have been working together for two years now!


Author: Madeleine Roff


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Author: Madeleine Roff


  • What James did next...

    We are pleased to share the following case study from one of our Academy Projects which highlights the transformative effect and positive impact a consistent and dedicated mentor can have on a young person. Read more

  • Phoebe - Mentor to Intern

    After spotting the orange balloons at her Freshers' Fair, Phoebe was inspired to volunteer for ReachOut. After an incredible Club Project experience, she was then inspired to intern at the ReachOut office! Read more

  • 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


  • Santa Run

    Join us and over 4000 Santa's running either 5km or 10km round Victoria Park. This year's Santa Run will be taking place on Sunday 8th December 2019. 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 Royal Parks – Hyde Park, The Green Park, St James’s Park and Kensington Gardens on Sunday 13th October. Read more