Social value. Collaboration. Recognition.

Our expertise can help you to change the lives of women with convictions and young women leaving care.

Partner with us

Hiring ex-offenders will enrich your company and strengthen your brand. Working Chance is the most professional and successful agency we use – I strongly recommend them.

Clive Schlee CEO - Pret A Manger
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We achieve results and our statistics prove this. We are proud to be working closely with a range of partners across the employability, criminal justice and support sectors, including:

  • Referral agencies: London CRC, NOMS, probation and Jobcentre Plus
  • Women’s prisons and prison governors at HMPs Downview, East Sutton Park, Bronzefield, Send and Styal
  • Care Leaver Services within local authorities and other referral partners for women care leavers in Brent, Hackney, Haringey and Lambeth
  • Corporate partners including: Virgin Trains, Pret A Manger and Transport for London.

We operate in communities and women’s prisons across London, the North of England and have an on-site office at HMP Downview in Surrey.

Our impact
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Over

290 employers have recruited from us

Some of our partners

Joanne Keane at House of Lords by Lihee Avidon Oct 2016

What we deliver

Our end-to-end employment, employability and support services enable our candidates to transform their lives and build a future for themselves and their children. Let us help you deliver:

  • Pre-release employability support

  • Employability workshops

  • Recruitment services

  • Signposting and support services

  • In-work support to ensure job sustainability

Latest Annual Report

Latest news

  • Watch: What is a Working Chance employability event like?

    Watch our new two-minute video about the employability events we run, filmed recently at two events in the City at Ashurst law firm and Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi MUFG.

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  • Karla wins at the ERSA Employability Awards

    Congratulations to Working Chance candidate Karla on winning the Significant Achievement Award at the ERSA Employability Awards!

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  • Working Chance candidate shortlisted for Significant Achievement Award at ERSA Employability Awards

    We’re delighted to announce that one of the women we've helped to find a new job, Karla Gardner, has been shortlisted for the Significant Achievement Award at the ERSA Employability Awards 2017!

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