"Chance UK is an early intervention charity that reduces crime and anti-social behaviour through mentoring. Our carefully screened volunteer mentors work with primary school children with behavioural difficulties to improve self-esteem and behaviour."
Providing increased stability and consistency in the life of a child.
Reducing the isolation vulnerable children and their families may experience.
Supporting children to find the motivation, insight and life skills to move forward.
Diverting a child’s disruptive/challenging behaviour into projects which encourage a sense of personal achievement and possibility.
Supporting a child’s learning by encouraging a sense of discovery and worth.
Values and principles
We work within clear and appropriate child protection guidelines and practices.
We work to build and strengthen supportive partnerships with individuals and agencies involved in the children’s lives.
We provide flexible, individually tailored programmes of early intervention, aimed to directly address the difficulties the child is experiencing.
We encourage full participation from identified at-risk children and their parent(s) or carer(s) in our programmes.
We create the resources needed to provide successful and developing programmes
We identify and draw on a pool of safe, motivated, skilled, and compassionate volunteers.
We evaluate our programmes and their effects and make changes where appropriate.
We promote equality of opportunity and have non-discriminatory policies and practices.