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 were mentored in 2017/2018


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: £11,088.58


Mentoring FAQs

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


Author: Madeleine Roff


  • Volunteer Thank You Event - North-West

    The annual ReachOut Volunteer Thank You Event is one of our favourite nights of the year. It’s an opportunity for us to bring all of our wonderful volunteers together and show how much we appreciate their hard work, commitment and resilience. Read more

  • Impact Report Launch

    Thursday 21st March marked ReachOut's Impact Report Launch for 2017/18, which took place at The Tower of London. The White Tower was filled with over 200 supporters including staff, trustees, volunteers and funders. If you weren't able to join us for the event, please continue reading to find our more about some of the awesome speeches from the night. Read more

  • ReachOut cleans up at awards ceremony!

    On Tuesday 26th March, Harriet and Rebecca attended Queen Mary Student Union’s Volunteering and RAG Awards evening, and were even fortunate enough to come away with a number of awards! Read more

  • Female empowerment and its place in education

    Recently I ran a female empowerment session with my year five girls group at ReachOut, where each activity was based around the idea of powerful women and issues that my mentees and mentors face as females. 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

  • 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