Citywise is a mentoring charity.

We work with schools and families to help young people, especially those living in disadvantage, to unlock their potential, live flourishing lives and make a positive contribution to society.

Latest News

The Importance of: A curriculum

Youth mentoring programmes are popular around the world as prevention and intervention programmes. Yet evaluation of such programmes has repeatedly found that positive effects are often small in magnitude (DuBois et al., 2011). Why such small effects? It’s time to move towards more supervised, structured and targeted mentoring programmes. Lyons, McQullin and Henderson (2018) recently analysed […]

A year of new beginnings

As our mentoring projects finish for the Christmas break and mentors head home for a well-earned rest, we’ve been reflecting on what has been an extraordinary year for Citywise. Every year is special at Citywise but this year we’ve proudly celebrated a number of first steps. We delivered our first project curriculum grounded in research […]

Christmas Appeal 2018

Let’s cut to the chase. We all know (deep down) that giving is the best part about Christmas. You’ve carefully thought up, saved up and wrapped up those gifts, knowing the joy it will bring to the special people in your life. Why wait for December 25th for to unwrap the joy of the Christmas […]

Pioneering family services at Citywise

As part of an exciting new partnership with the Greater Good Science Center at the University of California, Citywise is delighted to be able to start offering support to entire families. Complementing our existing work with young people, we’ll be designing work that helps parents raise confident, caring kids! One of Citywise’s core beliefs is […]

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Upcoming Events

Glasgow Mentor Training Volume 3

23
Jan
2019

Man, time flies – welcome to 2019! With our second semester projects beginning, the time has come for some more training! Informed by your experiences so far, we will discuss the Citywise vision and approach, reflect on all that we’ve done so far, discuss the challenges we’ve faced in projects and speak about some exciting […]

Manchester Mentor Training Volume 3

6
Feb
2019

Man, time flies – welcome to 2019! With our second semester projects beginning, the time has come for some more training! Informed by your experiences so far, we will discuss the Citywise vision and approach, reflect on all that we’ve done so far, discuss the challenges we’ve faced in projects and speak about some exciting […]

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