Our impact

Working Chance has supported thousands of women on their journeys to financial independence and beyond

In numbers


Despite the global coronavirus pandemic and two national lockdowns, our vital support to women with convictions never stopped.

  • 177

    new women started their Working Chance journey.

  • 72

    workshops were delivered, covering everything from confidence to CV writing to disclosing a conviction to an employer.

  • 343

    hours of specialist 1:1 employability support were provided by our expert staff

  • 54

    women were supported into work across the private, public and charity sectors.

  • 84%

    of women continued to be in work after six months.

When I first started working with Working Chance I had very little confidence. They helped me with everything. By the time I went for my interview I was work ready. My first interview in 12 years and I got the job. There’s no stopping me now!

Hayley Working Chance client

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Annual reports

Pioneers of best practice


Our awards include Guardian Charity Awards winner 2015, runner-up for Charity Times charity of the year 2019 and runner-up for Offender-related Services Provider in the Employment Related Services Association (ERSA) awards 2020. We're proud to be the winner of the Corporate Partnership of the Year 2017 in the Third Sector Awards, for our partnership with Pret A Manger.

Case study

Hannah's Story

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