John Poyton to leave Redthread after 20 years

June 28th, 2022

  After 20 years at the youth work charity Redthread, largely as Chief Executive, John Poyton OBE has decided to step down to focus more fully on his passions for innovation, thought leadership and policy development. John will therefore be leaving Redthread, a charity founded to support and enable young people to lead healthy, safe […]

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We’ve Launched New Services!

June 10th, 2022

We’re excited to tell you that we have launched new services! Learning from our Youth Violence Intervention Programme and our KAOS service we have found new ways to reach young people who are often missed by other services and who would benefit from one-tone support to help them live healthy, safe and happy lives.  Take […]

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RSPH Award Crests

Redthread double win at national public health awards

November 4th, 2021

Youth charity Redthread has won two national awards for its work providing support to young people affected by violence and exploitation in London, Birmingham and Nottingham. Redthread was chosen from the shortlist as the winners of the 2021 Royal Society of Public Health (RSPH) Awards in the Community Health Development Award and Public Health Minister’s […]

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How Redthread champions Youth Work alongside local services

November 3rd, 2021

For National Youth Work Week 2021, Wednesday’s theme is ‘championing a vision for quality youth work’. At Redthread, we believe quality youth work is aided by great partnerships and strong local community links.  Cross-sector collaboration is key in tackling youth violence and ensures that all young people can lead healthy, safe and happy lives – Redthread’s […]

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