Derek's mentor helped him overcome bullying, anxiousness and being threatened with a knife. ‘He gave me the belief I can achieve anything I want to’ Now Derek is studying at university and helping other young people develop that same self-belief.
National Recognition for XL-Mentoring
Come to our next XLM-National Training Day
Learn all our insights, tips and procedures so that you can set up your own Mentoring programme. On 1st-2nd March 2019, in London.
The Experience XLP Gap Year
Are you over 18 and looking for a unique, exciting and challenging gap year? Would you enjoy being a valued part of a dynamic, vibrant team – one that makes a real and lasting difference in some of the most diverse communities in London?
Mary was there every week until Beth was ready to talk about self-harm. Now Beth is a youth worker just like Mary.

About XLP

XLP is about creating positive futures for young people growing up on deprived inner city estates, struggling daily with issues such as family breakdown, poverty, unemployment and educational failure, and living in areas that experience high levels of anti-social behaviour, criminality and gang activity. Every year XLP helps thousands of them recognise their full potential. We believe positive, consistent relationships can restore a young person’s trust in people, nurture the belief that things can change and encourage them to set positive goals and work hard to achieve them.

  • XLP Gap Year

    Experience, Inspire, Tranform, Grow

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Latest News

  • Our second XLP City Sleep Out raised £30,000

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  • In The Media


    Patrick Regan has been interviewed on Sky & BBC TV News and numerous radio stations including BBC 5 Live and Radio 2.

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