Citywise is a mentoring charity.

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

Latest News

Make your Families Wishes Come True

(4-minute read) 2020. A new year and a new decade. The New Year brings the opportunity  to reflect on the past year and on the future. We have discussed in other blogs how reflecting on ourselves and our experiences, as well as being aware of our desires for the future will motivate us towards growth!  […]

How To Raise Strong Children

(4-minute read)  Self Knowledge is one of the key foundational steps in our curriculum. It is important to know who we are, our strengths and development areas in order to know how we would like to grow, and who we would like to become. At Citywise we believe that we all have more strengths than […]

Vote for Virtue!

As the United Kingdom heads for its third general election in four years, Luke Wilkinson considers how the British people can vote virtuously to build a country of character. As head of a charity which focusses on personal development, I spend my days considering how to help young people learn about and develop their character. […]

New beginnings in Glasgow

2019 has been a huge year at Citywise. Not only have we celebrated our 25th anniversary, we have also introduced an entirely new way of working with children, their families and communities. And not content with this, we’ve also taken the opportunity to completely re-launch our work in Glasgow! If this is all news to […]

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Upcoming Events

Family Fun Day: Inside Out!


Spend time exploring emotions with all the family at the Citywise Centre through games, crafts and activities! Use all your senses and emotions as you make slime and play an ‘inside out’ card game based on the film. Try emotion themed food – what does joy taste like? And get the chance to make your […]

Purposeful Parents Group


In 2019 we launched our first Parents Group at the Citywise Centre in Manchester. We have more Groups organised for 2020 we would love for you to join us!Here is what some of the parents said about the group: “The kids loved it and as an adult I learn a lot. I must say it […]

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