Transitions UK


Transitions UK

supporting disadvantaged young people aged 14 to 25 yrs, to ensure they transition to healthy, happy and fulfilled adult lives  


Disadvantage among young people in the UK is rife; be that through disabilities and special needs, economic and social circumstance, emotional and mental health issues, those in care or leaving care, those excluded from school or at risk of offending .

The challenges faced by these young people within what has been called a “lost generation” means that they often struggle to transition to a productive and happy adult life and that the cycle of disadvantage continues.


Transitions UK’s unique approach directly addresses that picture and is underpinned by a proven belief that positive, supportive relationships, together with a social and personal development toolkit, are key to breaking that cycle of disadvantage and to helping young people build their own positive futures.


Our projects will turn young lives around and help produce a better society for us all to live in.

We are beginning our development by helping young disadvantaged young people in Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire and North London and will later expand our services to cover other communities throughout England and Wales.


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How We Help

The charity was founded in 2014 by Ron Overton and Greg Downing while trekking to Base Camp Everest with Chris Wright another of our founding Trustees.


Get Involved

Transitions UK recognise that when we work together we can achieve so much more!!


Make a Donation

We welcome donations in any amount or type. We promise to use every penny to best effect.


Contact Us

Telephone: 01582 380620

Mobile: 07939 510922


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Latest From Our News

Some great outcomes for young people happening!!

We are delighted with the confidence and new skills we are seeing among the young people we work with on the Achieve project.

Stefan wants to attend Barnfield Tech College in September to study multi skills – but couldn’t cope with the assessment and walked out in a panic. Mum arranged another assessment which we attended and supported. Stefan has now been accepted onto an E3 multi skills course. Result!!

Luke Collins (2)Luke used to rely on Mum for transport and when he started with us we needed to arrange support to pick him up and drop him off. He then did travel training with our volunteers and now travels independently to all sessions by bus, and is gaining confidence to do others things for himself! Result!!

They Escaped!

A massive thank you to Alex Masih and Leeroy Jenkins of for participating in our Christmas Jail Break and raising £1500 between them for Transitions UK! Our next Jailbreak opportunity is on the 27th of January and we have 6 more places to fill. For more details or to book your slot today contact Ron […]