Transform a young person’s life today

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

Our Vision

We believe in a world in which every young person seeking safety in UK has the opportunity to access education and receive the holistic support they need to achieve their goals and reach their full potential.

Mentoring Support

We support young people to settle into the UK through tailored one-to-one support and advice.

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Grants and Advocacy

We provide financial support and advocacy to those who cannot access education due to financial hardship

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Join our team of mentors!

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

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Our Impact

In 2021, we worked with 118 young people through mentoring, advocacy, and financial support.


young people were able to access education after receiving a grant from us

0 %

of grantees felt more optimistic and hopeful about the future


young people received one-to-one mentoring from a dedicated volunteer mentor

0 %

of young people reported an increase in confidence as a result of mentoring

Latest News

Check out Hope for the Young’s latest news, events, and updates!

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Football: the great equaliser

What image do you get when you hear “asylum seeking or refugee young person”? What about “Eton college student”. Do you get a d...

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We are looking for Volunteer Mentors!

Hope for the Young’s Mentors help young people overcome the challenges facing them upon arriving in the UK, including difficult...

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Khan Meets the House of Lords

Two weeks ago, Khan – one of our education grant recipients – spoke to members of the House of Lords about their experience as ...

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Our Supporters

We want to thank all the individuals, trusts, foundations and companies who have supported our work.

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