When life gets tough

We’re here, call 01293 542 820

Covid-19

We are working to support people during this unprecedented public health emergency; helping our existing beneficiaries and responding to new requests for help.  If we are not able to help financially, we will look at signposting to other services and information.

Our help:

  • If you have worked in our sector for three or more years, we may be able to help you through practical, emotional and financial support – our financial support is based on assessing your overall financial position and access to state support and other benefits
  • If you are a business owner/manager in our sector and believe our free helpline offering practical and emotional support could help you and your employees, please get in touch so we can discuss what you need

You can reach us via email at support@theprintingcharity.org.uk or on 01293 542 820

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Support

We offer practical and emotional support when you need it.

The Printing Charity is here to help make life better for people working in or connected to printing, publishing, packaging, and the graphic arts. As the only dedicated charity for people in the printing sector, we’re here to help you navigate through life’s challenges. It could be a grant for essentials to get you back on track, counselling, or specialist advice.

Our two sheltered home schemes offer a safe and friendly community for print people to stay independent in retirement.

Celebrating future talent

The Printing Charity helps people realise their potential in print, publishing, packaging, and the graphic arts.

We support new and aspiring print people with funding for training, skills and workplace development. Through direct and partnership funding, we help shape the future of print, investing in and celebrating its important heritage.

Our annual Print Futures Awards fund training to enhance skills and build networks for rising talent aged 18-30.

Here for you and your staff

Work pressures can often make it easy to ignore your wellbeing. The Printing Charity can help you and your staff navigate through life’s challenges.

We are the only dedicated charity for people working in or connected to printing, publishing, packaging, and the graphic arts.

As part of our support of workplace skills and training, we champion new and rising stars through our annual Print Futures Awards and sector partnerships.

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Our flagship Print Futures Awards have been helping to attract and retain new talent in printing, paper, publishing, packaging and graphic arts since 2003.

See how we can help you

As the only dedicated charity for people in the printing sector, we’re here
to help you navigate through life’s challenges.

Call us on 01293 542 820, email support@theprintingcharity.org.uk
or complete our contact form.

Please note, our head office team are currently working from home and will be regularly checking telephone messages. You can email the team directly at support@theprintingcharity.org.uk or leave a message and someone will get back to you.  If you are leaving a voice message, please speak clearly and remember to leave your name and phone number. 

197 People

helped through Back to Work
support in 2018

1,737 People

helped across our welfare and
education activities in 2018

832 People

helped through our education and partnership initiatives in 2018