Helping Young Refugees into Education

We aim to remove obstacles to young refugees’ and asylum-seekers’ education and well-being through financial and mentoring support.

Our VisionA world where every displaced young person has the opportunity to receive an education and achieve their full potential.

Education Fund

We award educational grants to those who are not eligible for student finance

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Mentoring Support

We help vulnerable young people settle into the UK

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Fund Raising

Next fundraising event will be announced soon!

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What we've done so farAnd quite proud of it!


Applications approved for education funds


Hours of Mentoring


Fundraising Campaigns

Any UK resident over 18 can apply to be a volunteer. We aim to establish a pool of volunteers of different ages, cultural backgrounds & skills. We will provide you with an induction and all the necessary training required.

NewsHope for the Young blog

Agnes: A Rising Star

Agnes, aged 19, received a grant from Hope for the Young’s Education  Fund to study at university. However, aged just 4 years old, Agnes  found herself in a new country, thousands of miles from her  family  home in The Gambia. Life in Dagenham, East London,  has been far from easy for Agnes and her family. “I…

Sponsored Walk – Mission Accomplished!

We did it! We walked 10 miles through Epping Forest on Saturday 22nd September, and had a wonderful time along the way. Although the weather wasn’t always on our side, it didn’t dampen anybody’s spirits and we finished in a record-breaking time.  There were supporters, trustees, volunteers and keen walkers. Starting from The Holly Trail...

Meet Keiyshia: Admin Volunteer

Our Admin Volunteer Keiyshia is essential to both our Mentoring Project and Education Project. She works behind the scenes, but her role is vital in getting everything organised! As well as volunteering with Hope for the Young, she’s also involved with other volunteer work, as well as being a primary school teacher. She’s a force of…