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

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


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

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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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