Working Chance Ltd

Working Chance Ltd

Charity information

Working Chance Ltd

Working Chance’s is an award-winning charity and specialist recruitment consultancy for women ex-offenders and young women care leavers.

Founded 2007

  • Mission statement

    “The real punishment starts when you leave prison and no one will give you a job. ”

    Working Chance’s mission is to support women and their children to achieve financial autonomy through employment. We offer woman ex-offenders and young women care leavers a personalized service and holistic service, with the overall aim of helping each one to find a quality job.

  • Aims

    Working Chance Ltd aims to:

    • To contribute to a greater understanding of what works in reduce and prevent reoffending.
    • To support women into meaningful and lasting work by providing them with a stimulating and secure environment in which they can access our ‘work ready’ and employment support.
    • To support women to become financially independent through employment, reducing their reliance on benefits as well as their risks of (re)offending.
    • To raise awareness among employers of the importance of paid work in reducing offending; and encouraging them to start seeing women ex-offenders and care leavers as sources of hidden talent.
  • Overview

    Established: August 2007

    Registered Charity Number: 1131802

    Board members: 6

    Full time staff: 18

    Part time staff: 4

    Volunteers: 3

    Phone number: 020 7278 1532

    Address: Claremont Building, 24-27 White Lion StreetLondon N1 9PD

    View charity accounts on the Charity Commission website
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