We are a grassroots charity of longstanding, founded in 1993, that exists to support the aspirations and increase the access to opportunities for young people*.

We are passionate about helping the career prospects of the young people we exist to serve, whether that be the staff, the Trustees or the volunteers. For us this is more than just a job, we firmly believe that every young person should have the chance succeed, no matter the family they were born into or the area they grew up in. Our commitment to you is that we will always do the best we can for you and that we will always do the right thing, and be honest and ethical.

We don’t do what we do alone and are grateful the support of the donors, funders, partners, government organisations and other charities, who are part of the solution with us. Our plan is to work with a network of independent community organisations from across the country, to help them further support the young people in their vicinity too.

Young People* – Young people from less-advantaged backgrounds, please contact us to see if you are eligible.


These core values represent our guiding principles as representatives of Making The Leap:


Providing support to one another, working co-operatively, respecting one another’s views, and making our work environment fun and enjoyable.


At all times we act with integrity and professionalism.


We are passionate about our work and providing quality services for our young people.