Why we exist

We believe in giving young people the opportunity to create a better future for themselves.

Sport 4 Life UK is here to help young people (aged 11 to 29) move into sustained education, training and work through sports-themed personal development.


All that we do is focused on changing the lives of young people.

Our impact


young people attended a Sport 4 Life session


young people moved into Employment, Education or Training


hours of sport, training and mentoring delivered


% of young people improved their key life skills

our impact

How we help


Our mentors work on a one-to-one basis to provide support, assistance, encouragement and inspiration during and following our programmes.

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young people enjoying an employability session with Sport 4 Life UK


Get job ready! Get support with CV writing, interview techniques and tips, career pathway advice, and mock interviews.

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teacher delivering career services in secondary school to three young students

School support

Our career services for secondary schools have been proven to increase attainment, attendance, positive behaviour, engagement and increase aspirations.

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Sports sessions

Our sports sessions support young people to stay active, develop life skills and meet new people.

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How you can help

We need your help to end youth unemployment.

We are always seeking partnerships with inspirational individuals, game-changing organisations and like-minded residents of our community.

Invest your time, resource and expertise in our cause, and together we can change the lives of young people.

Latest news

Sport 4 Life UK responds to Autumn Statement 2023

With unemployment in the West Midlands running at a relatively high 5.3 percent, Sport...

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Sport 4 Life Triumphs as Sporting Initiative of the Year at Birmingham Awards 2023

Sport 4 Life was awarded the title of "Sporting Initiative of the Year." This...

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Commonwealth Games leader joins Sport 4 Life UK board of trustees

A Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games leader who oversaw a global initiative at the major...

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JCDecaux Community Channel supports Sport 4 Life UK

Sport 4 Life UK launches local campaign to encourage 18-29 year olds to get...

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We want to give every young person we work with the chance to make a positive change in their lives