Purpose and Values


Shaw Trust’s purpose is to help one million people transform their lives each year.

Our Values

  • We care about people
    We support our staff and people we work with to realise their potential and transform their lives
  • We make a difference
    Making a lasting positive impact for the people we support is the reason we exist. We deliver high performance across our services, helping people to transform their lives.
  • We are inclusive
    We value the ideas, views and strengths of everyone we work with and support. Everybody is different and everybody is equal.
  • We are collaborative
    Working together is more effective and efficient. We believe that by working together with a range of partners we create better services and solutions.
  • We are honest
    We are authentic, accountable and transparent in all we do.