• 10% of children live in poverty in Surrey, of which two thirds live in working households

    Each year our grants are able to support more projects helping families affected by poverty in the Surrey area…

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Surrey Uncovered

Surrey Uncovered reveals the hidden need in our local communities and using the latest statistics, tells a story about the surprising inequalities and social disadvantage throughout the county. By using local statistics, the real need is exposed.

In 2017, we updated our original 2013 research to show the changing nature of deprivation and other needs across the county. The original report can be downloaded here.


  • 30%

    or over of children live in poverty in 17 local neighbourhoods

  • 24,000

    girls and women in Surrey have been the victim of domestic abuse

  • 14,000

    young people act as young carers

of those suffering from mental ill health had experienced symptoms by age 14.

Intervention at this early stage is critical to recovery.

If you are shocked by the level of need in Surrey and want to be part of the solution, please contact us on 01483 478092.

If you would like to make an immediate donation, you can do so online here via our BTMyDonate page.

 

Latest Support


  • 01 Spelthorne

    £1,000

    for equipment for a “Men in Sheds” project for older people

  • 02 Runnymede

    £1,000

    for new bikes and safety equipment to enable disadvantaged young people to participate in a BMX club

  • 03 Surrey Heath

    £2,000

    to provide non-contact boxing sessions to physically disabled or brain injured people

  • 04 Woking

    £5,000

    to support victims of abuse and raise awareness of honour based violence

  • 05 Elmbridge

    £7,000

    to help establish a Parenthood Support Group

  • 06 Guildford

    £5,000

    for an early intervention programme for young people at high risk of becoming NEET

  • 07 Waverley

    £3,200

    for cooking and healthy eating workshops for young people in Farnham.

  • 08 Mole Valley

    £1,950

    support for a drama activity aimed at special needs children to take place during school holidays

  • 09 Epsom and Ewell

    £500

    for purchase of a charcoal kiln for a volunteer led ecology project

  • 10 Reigate and Banstead

    £3,950

    supporting the costs of a Winter Night Shelter and Homeless Drop-In

  • 11 Tandridge

    £3000

    for drainage works to reduce flooding at an allotment and community garden

Surrey Uncovered is essential reading for anyone who wants to know anything about Surrey, it proved a bible for me in my year as High Sheriff and a valued source of useful, and alarming, statistics.

Peter Lee , High Sheriff 2014-15

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