Keep children safe this summer
A young person goes missing every 2 minutes in the UK. Child criminal exploitation can happen to any child. This summer we are asking you to help us keep children safe.
Change one life, inspire change in a community
People held back by poverty, exploited, abused, dealing with addiction or mental health problems, caught up in crime or a combination of these issues and others. We show people there is a way to build a better future – for themselves and those they care about -and help them create this through support, advice and training.
We rely on your support to help us deliver our services. Today, we help over 20,000 people each year through our services across the UK.
Tackling Social Inequality and Changing Lives
ST GILES is a charity using expertise and real-life past experiences to empower people to progress towards positive futures.
Making An Impact
We are committed to measuring the impact of our work and learning from the findings. Numerous evaluations have examined our work and looked at its impact on individuals, their communities and wider society.
20,671 new clients
Helped from April 2019- March 2020
607 reduced County Lines involvement
During the period April 2019-March 2020
95,000+ SOS+ participants
Reached in sessions from April 2019 -March 2020
699 clients found employment
Through our employment services during April 2019-March 2020
5,568 permanent housing finds
Achieved for our clients in April 2019-March 2020
389 new Peer Advisors
Trained through our Peer Advisor Programme during April 2019-March 2020
Saving to the taxpayer for every
£1 invested in our peer-led services
The people we work with come from all different backgrounds, situations and ages. Our approach is not one-size-fits-all. We work with each person as an individual, helping them realise their future goals.
When his caseworker first met him, he had been arrested for possession of a knife and county line involvement. Timid...
Raymond (name changed to protect his identity) was referred to St Giles after an eight day missing episode when he...
Joseph is a newly qualified Peer Advisor from our Peer Circles project who has been receiving the Covid-19 Crisis Fund...
Andrew describes his work with Colin who needed help to increase his confidence after battling depression and anxiety. “I came...
Prison leavers can face a host of setbacks when they try to look for work and it can be a...
Serious violence against young people can rob them of their futures. When Sonya, our caseworker Royal London Hospital Trauma Caseworker,...
Our team took a call regarding Hendrick, a 16 year old from London who had been missing for over a...
People we’ve helped create a positive ripple and often inspire others they know to make similar changes. This was the...
When Jane first came into contact with us, she was living in a hostel and struggling with mental health issues,...
The Peer Hubs
Bringing Change for Individuals,
Communities and Organisations