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The impact of helping vulnerable young people onto NCS

Our Inclusion team is dedicated to supporting all young people to take part in our programmes by helping to remove any barriers they may face. Here, Naomi Divall, one of our outreach sales associates in London, shares how she assisted a vulnerable young person in Croydon to sign-up and make… Read More

David Cameron goes canoeing with NCS young people

Former prime minister David Cameron joins NCS teens for outdoor adventure activities At the beginning of August former prime minister David Cameron joined a group of nearly 100 young people from Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, as they took part in the first week of the National Citizen Service programme with The… Read More

NCS participant Bradley talks to the Yorkshire Evening Post

There are thousands of young people currently benefiting from their time on the National Citizen Service programme. Bradley decided to take on the challenge and signed-up for the programme, having first heard about it on the radio last winter and deciding this was a once in a lifetime… Read More

The Challenge endorses Mayor’s ‘powerful blueprint’ for London

The UK’s leading social integration charity, The Challenge, has hailed plans to connect London’s communities as a ‘powerful blueprint’ for the city. The Challenge, which has its headquarters in the capital and delivers programmes there, today welcomed the Mayor of London’s first-ever social integration… Read More

Local teens on NCS programme volunteer at Erdington hospice

A team of young people recently volunteered at John Taylor Hospice in Birmingham, providing their help and support to the hospice’s Mad Hatter’s Tea Party, as part of their National Citizen Service (NCS). The teenagers helped host the event, supported patients in the hospice’s Living Well Centre, and stayed after… Read More