​"Our students and graduates have been able to build upon their academic skills by working with Empower - Be The Change. 
Having the opportunity to support others has really allowed them to cement their employability skills in real world experience, an absolute must for todays fresh working graduate."

Careers department, Glyndwr University.

"I cannot thank Empower enough for believing in the Sports Leaders at St Christopher's. The impact of the ILM course has been amazing.  Thank you for giving them the confidence to believe in themselves."
Deputy Head Teacher, St. Christopher's School, Wrexham
"Empower have been so understanding of the people I have been working with. The course was engaging and the tutor worked with the participants to suit their needs. 

​Empower has been a key part in supporting us in our roles of supporting people back into education, employment and training.

Youth Engagement Mentor, AdTrac programme.

"Empower - Be The Change have been a fabulous support to my customers and an integral part of building their confidence and moving them forward. I work closely with the Empower - Be The Change team in choosing and progressing the right customers who would benefit the most."   
​                                                           Work Coach, Rhyl Job Centre Plus, DWP.​​

100% of participants enjoy our programmes.


This is a snapshot of the impact we have made on individuals and communities.

 ​"I really enjoyed this course, it was presented in a fun and engaging way.  I really enjoyed meeting others in similar circumstance to myself."  James, 45

"I learnt things I wouldn't have learnt elsewhere and will definitely recommend this course to others." 
Amanda, 31

"I felt very welcome and part of a team. I felt like my input mattered and everyone was very supportive."  Scott, 17

"A well thought out, organised all inclusive programme, paying attention to detail about things we forget or don't analyse much. "  Vicky, 52


​​In partnership with a range of local and national organisations Empower - Be The Change delivers 

bespoke programmes which increase people's confidence, motivation, independence and self-management. 

In doing so, we directly address issues of poverty, community cohesion, well-being, access and attainment across all aspects of learning.


Company values, Modesty, Humility, Justice, Patience, Courage, Integrity

100% of participants would recommend our programmes to others.

Who are we?

Set up in May 2016 by Founder and Managing Director Jo Clay, Empower - Be The Change aims to enable people to realise and achieve their potential.  

Following two and half years in India volunteering and working on various community projects, Jo identified a clear need to provide tailored high quality support to individuals in the UK and India to Empower people to achieve their aspirations.  ​

The Lives We Impact


"I really enjoyed the course, met some really interesting people. Learnt a lot form the course and others.  Have improved my self-care tremendously as a result of the course".  Amy, 34

"I found the course extremely beneficial as it has challenged my thinking on certain aspects of my work life and enabled me to implement various models when working with volunteers/clients."​  Jenny, 48