The Girls’ Network

They are always recruiting new mentors locally. If you have an hour a month, 3+ years of professional experience, and would like to inspire a young girl then please do contact Paula Falck at to find out more. For more information, visit

Charity Support Network

Charity Support Network Led By: Chris Hillman – Head of Employability and Apprenticeships, Minstead Trust We come together in an ambitious partnership to support organizations. Our goal is to provide Portsmouth’s charities and not-for-profits with resources and committed individuals strengthening their missions. Together we offer assistance in connecting them with the tools they need as […]

Choose Employability

Previous Next Choose Employability Care Leavers led By: Sarra Gravestock – Director and Head of Children & Social Services, Biscoes Homeless & Rough Sleepers led By: Cozette Gelineau – PA to the Managing Director, PMC Construction Supporting each client in creating their tailored pathway to employability. Clients include Care Leavers, Homeless & Rough Sleepers and the Probation Service. […]

Shaping Portsmouth Ambassadors

Shaping Portsmouth Ambassadors Led By: Terence Carvalho – Chief Operating Officer, Delivered Social Supported By: Andrew Starr – Freelance Translator, Interpreter and Tour Guide The objective of the Shaping Portsmouth Ambassadors programme is to enlist passionate Portsmouth citizens as dedicated volunteers supporting and engaging with local businesses, event initiatives and our wider Portsmouth community. Register […]

UoP Civic University

To find out more, visit the UoP Civic website, or email or This project is delivered in partnership with                                                

Portsmouth Pride

Portsmouth Pride is passionate about making the city one of the most inclusive and diverse locations for members of the LGBTQ+ community to live, work or study.  Their main day Pride event is held every summer, is open to all ages and is just a stone’s throw from Southsea Seafront and welcomes thousands of people […]

R;pple Suicide Prevention

Alice Hendy tragically lost her brother, Josh, on the 25th November 2020 from suicide. Josh was her only sibling, and sadly passed away too soon at just 21 years of age. Alice’s day job involves working in IT and Cyber Security, with experience in working for global financial institutions and insurance firms in the city […]

Inspirational Women of Portsmouth Awards

Held in conjunction with International Women’s Day, The Inspirational Women of Portsmouth Awards is an annual event that honours and celebrates outstanding individuals who have been nominated by their peers for the significant impact that they’ve had on their communities. The ceremony is a vibrant affair, featuring performances from the local creative industry. Unique in […]

Reverse Advent Calendar

There are advent calendars for everything you can think of these days, not just your standard Christmas picture or chocolate, advent calendars now have gin, beer, make-up, socks, toiletries – The list is endless! As some people look to luxury, we choose to reverse things with a calendar that gives something back. This is a […]