Creating brighter futures
Shaw Trust is a national charity helping people, enter work, gain an education, develop their career, improve their wellbeing and rebuild their lives. Shaw Trust, incorporating Shaw Education Trust, Prospects and Ixion, also operates charitable social enterprises, retail shops and academies.
As a charity, we also add value to every service we deliver by investing back into community projects such as our social enterprises, national volunteering scheme and establishing Community Hubs in the communities we serve.
Shaw Trust works with a range of commissioners to deliver services that support communities to thrive. With a commitment to innovation, Shaw Trust has gained experience of designing and evaluating pilots to test new ideas and enhance its service delivery.
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We deliver services for a range of government departments, including the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), the National Offender Management Service (NOMS), as well as at the community level for a range of local authorities.
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Individuals and companies can support Shaw Trust through Volunteering, Fundraising and
Donating. However you choose to support our charitable work, your involvement helps us to provide additional services that help our clients achieve a brighter future.
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Shaw Trust provides accessibility services to help organisations improve their accessibility. We provide: Website accessibility auditing, Training, Consultancy, Website design and development, Access to buildings consultancy, Disability equality training.
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Shaw Trust provides services as a prime provider, subcontractor and joint venture partner. We look for innovative partners with proven high performance who can contribute to supporting our clients and meeting contract requirements.
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Services for employers
Shaw Trust is a registered charity with extensive local community links. This means we can help your business find the right staff, save money and give something back to the community – all free of charge.
Services for employers
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We would like to hear about your experience of using our services and our website. Please take a couple of minutes to complete the short Shaw Trust feedback survey (opens in new tab or window). All views are welcome and the results of the survey will be used to help us improve what we do.