Home Secretary visit to Redthread at King’s

February 18th, 2019

The Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP, Home Secretary visited Redthread’s Youth Violence Intervention Programme King’s College Hospital last week. The Secretary of State met with Dr Emer Sutherland, Clinical Lead for Emergency Medicine, Tricia Fitzgerald, Director of Nursing, and John Poyton, Chief Executive of the youth work charity Redthread. The trio established a partnership in 2005 to tackle youth violence, […]

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Redthread partnership with Catch22, YouTube and Google.org

December 10th, 2018

YouTube and the Mayor of London today announced a new £600,000 grant from Google.org to help charities in dealing with the challenges of how young and at-risk people use social media, and bolster the process of identifying violent online content and preventing it from reappearing.  The fund will also help charities Catch22 and Redthread train […]

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Redthread to partner with Dulwich Hamlet FC

October 24th, 2018

We are delighted to announce Dulwich Hamlet Football Club have chosen Redthread as their charity partner for the 2018/19 season. DHFC will be raising awareness and funds for the Redthread throughout the year. Traditionally based at Champion Hill, East Dulwich (but temporarily playing at Tooting & Mitcham) each year the football chooses a local charity […]

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October 10th, 2018

Through our work in A&E and at The Well Centre, we meet and work with young people every day who have mental health needs. Today is Mental Health Awareness Day 2019 with the focus on ‘young people and mental health’ so we thought we’d share the positive effects trauma-informed youth work can have on young people’s […]

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Youth Violence Intervention Programme launches in three new hospitals

August 7th, 2018

Redthread’s Youth Violence Intervention Programme is now underway in two hospitals in Birmingham and one hospital in Hackney. In Birmingham, a three-year pilot has begun at the Major Trauma Centre, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, and Heartlands Hospital. In Hackney, a new team have started work in Homerton University Hospital, the first local A&E department Redthread has […]

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