Lead Partner

Manchester Young Lives works to promote the social and educational inclusion of children and young people. They believe everyone can improve their life chances through learning and make a successful transition to adult life given the right opportunities, support and guidance.

Partner Organisations

Women’s Aid are working collaboratively with Manchester Young Lives to provide a play provision for children in their refuges.

Women's Aid

Contact is where young people change their lives through the arts, and audiences of all ages experience exciting new shows. They are the leading national theatre and arts venue to place young people at the decision-making heart of everything.

Contact Theatre

The Diane Modahl Sports Foundation (DMSF) is a registered charity which works with young people from disadvantaged areas across the North West, enabling them to make the most of themselves in sport, school and life.

Families Against Violence believe that every child deserves somebody to turn to. They all deserve encouragement and guidance: the kind of example set by positive role models. They provide support to young, disadvantaged people so that even the most vulnerable can develop self confidence and self esteem.

Families Aginst Violence

Odd Arts deliver creative programmes with vulnerable and hard-to-reach groups within the criminal justice sector, communities and educational sector and developed strong and long-lasting partnerships with a number of prisons, youth sector organisations, youth offending teams, health services and policing teams.

Odd Arts Theatre Company

One Manchester is a provider of housing association who believe that their responsibilities go much further than providing homes.  Their view is that housing associations are all about place-making. They regularly look at the issues which go beyond housing and especially those that are specific to each of our communities.

One Manchester