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Chuka Umunna Launches the Well Centre

Chuka Umunna Launches the Well Centre

October 6th, 2011

After a frantic day of furniture construction, painting, shopping and tidying the Well Centre finally launched last night as local MP Chuka Umunna came down to officially open the Well Centre.  The Redthread Youth Panel – who have been working on the project from the outset – did an amazing job running the evening and […]

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UK’s first Emergency Adolescent Service at King’s

UK’s first Emergency Adolescent Service at King’s

August 30th, 2011

In the process of designing the new Redthread website we realised that some of our previous content had got lost.  Below is a copy of a press release from September 2006 which described how Redthread Director John Poyton helped to establish the groundbreaking Emergency Adolescent Service at King’s College Hospital. 27 September 2006 – In […]

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Why the youth club mattered to me

Why the youth club mattered to me

July 13th, 2011

My friends and I used to look forward to the day when we would be old enough to go to youth club. Back then it was held in St Barnabus church and I went every week for 2 years. The reason we liked it so much was because it was a place where everyone mixed. […]

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Conversations in Youth Work

Conversations in Youth Work

July 6th, 2011

The Redthread blog ‘Conversations in Youth Work’ examines the issues facing young people in South London today, examining the effectiveness of current policy approaches and considering how the sector might better respond to the needs of adolescents.

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