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 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, Drake Hall, Send and Styal
  • Care Leaver Services within local authorities and other referral partners in London
  • Corporate partners including: Virgin Trains, Pret A Manger and Transport for London.

We operate in communities and women's prisons across London and the South-East. We also 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

Latest news

  • Working Chance Celebrates 10 Years

    Working Chance held a fantastic event at the Goldsmiths’ Hall in London in June to celebrate its tenth anniversary. It was a wonderful celebration of the impact we’ve had on the lives of thousands of women as well as on attitudes to the employment of ex-offenders and care leavers.

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