Established in 1981, The Rainbow Project is a charity providing a range of services to vulnerable and disadvantaged young people in and around Southampton.


  • is managed by a voluntary executive committee
  • is staffed by a full-time project manager and part-time assistant project manager

The Rainbow Project employ Young People (age 16-24) for a period of Twelve months, seconding then to organisations (see our hosts and partners page) within and surrounding Southampton who support/ host our Young People giving them valuable skills which enable them to sustain future employment and change their lives as part of our 'Life Chances' scheme. In addition each young person is allocated a mentor as part of our Moving 4ward scheme.

If you are interested in finding out more information on any of the Project services please contact us 02380 223525.

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 Charity registration number No.1059564. Registered with liability in England and Wales. Reg No. 3275247
Registered office: George Williams house, Cranbury Place, Southampton, Hampshire, SO14 0LG