We pledge to continue supporting vulnerable young people by helping to build confidence, self-esteem and unlocking their potential through positive mentoring relationships and unique programmes

The Island is registered charity (1120420) supporting some of the most disadvantaged, vulnerable and isolated children and young people aged between 8-18 in York, to realise their potential through positive volunteers mentoring weekly sessions and other community activities.

Through our volunteers The Island can support, guide and positively influence the lives of every single young person in York, regardless of their socio-economic circumstances or life experiences.
Young people feel supported, encouraged and empowered to choose their own destiny.