contact_arrow down_arrow down_arrow2 europe facebook instagram left_arrow left_arrow2 logo_menu markets measurement menu models money play right_arrow right_arrow2 contact_arrow twitter up_arrow up_arrow2 vimeo

P3 Charity

Organisation Summary

Business Sector:Social Exclusion, Health, Social Care, Criminal Justice, Homelessness, Youth Svcs, Employment

Business Activities:Housing, youth services, education, training and advice

Business Location:Derbyshire, East & West Midlands, London, South East & South West (HQ Derby)

Chief Executive:Mark Simms

Turnover:£15m (2014-15)


Legal structure:Charity and Company Limited by Guarantee

P3 Charity

People, Potential, Possibilities’ – P3 is a social enterprise that deals holistically with supported housing, homelessness, ex-offenders, complex needs, mental health and youth focused services including education, activities, training and advice.

P3 exists to create and operate services, facilities and opportunities for vulnerable and disadvantaged people, which offer effective and long lasting routes out of social exclusion. It seeks to work in partnership with those sharing its vision, goals and mission.

P3’s main aim is to give people the practical skills and self esteem that they need to sustain an independent and self-sufficient lifestyle.

P3 started as a small charity in 1972, providing homelessness services in the West Midlands; since then it has grown  substantially in size and remit and 85-90% of its income is derived from contracts to deliver public services. Its partners include numerous local authorities, schools, enterprise partnerships, the London Probation Trust and NHS Foundation Trusts.

P3 has won numerous awards including CAF UK Charity of the Year: Social Care and Welfare 2012. Employing over 400 staff across the UK for the last 7 years it has been at the very top of the Sunday Times Best Companies To Work For UK Top 100 List including No.1 in 2007 and 2010 (2012 2nd).

E3M Member

P3 Charity

Name:Mark Simms

Title :CEO

Mark qualified as a Registered Mental Nurse in 1990. Prior to moving to the voluntary sector, Mark held a number of Senior Management roles in the NHS and Private sector. Specialising in Mental Health and Addiction services, Mark has worked in the voluntary sector for the last 12 years.