National Citizen Service

A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for 15-17 year olds.

NCS helps build skills for work and life whilst taking on new challenges and meeting new friends. The programme involves a short time away from home, trying new things as well as taking part in a team project in the local community and much more.

NCS is a government-funded initiative that supports community engagement, social action and social mixing among young people.

Through delivery of NCS, we bring together schools, community organisations, businesses and individuals to build a stronger and more cohesive society.

We deliver our NCS programme in London, Hampshire, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Birmingham and West Midlands, Manchester, Lancashire, and North and West Yorkshire. 


The benefits

  • Grow in confidence
  • Meet new people and make new friends
  • Develop skills and create a killer CV
  • Experience an unforgettable summer

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ncs participants trust people more

NCS participants understand others better

NCS participants feel more confident

“This is the only summer I wish I could rewind and start all over again. NCS has given me the best experience of my life.”

NCS participant

NCS GraduatesNCS Benefits

NCS Phase 4 is an exclusive alumni programme open to all graduates of the NCS programme. Graduates gain access to a range of exciting opportunities from social action projects, employability workshops and reunion events.

NCS Phase 4 gives graduates the opportunity to reunite with fellow NCS participants and learn important skills for professional and personal development, all whilst meeting new people and making a difference to the local communities.