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Redthread on Sport Relief

March 20th, 2018

On Friday 17th March, our Young Women’s Service was featured on BBC London News and Sport Relief on BBC One. Our Young Women’s service is funded from the Tampon Tax Fund through a partnership between HM Government and Comic Relief. Redthread and other organisations around the world have been funded to deliver projects to support […]

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International Women’s Day #IWD2018

International Women’s Day #IWD2018

March 8th, 2018

Through our work in A&E and at The Well Centre, we meet and work with young women who show incredible resilience to move on from trauma they may have experienced in their lives. To mark this year’s International Women’s Day, we’d like to share a one of their stories – a story of the bravery and […]

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Run for #TeamRedthread!

Run for #TeamRedthread!

February 19th, 2018

Run for Redthread The Royal Parks Half is a beautiful half marathon running course that weaves its way around some of London’s most famous landmarks and four of its eight Royal Parks – Hyde Park, Green Park, St James’ Park and Kensington Gardens. It is one of Redthread’s biggest fundraising events, and this year we want it […]

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Fundraising to expand our services to Homerton University Hospital

February 6th, 2018

Our youth work teams are currently embedded in London’s four Major Trauma Centres, supporting victims of serious youth violence aged 11-25. The teams meet the young people as soon as they can: in the A&E waiting room, on the ward, or even in the resuscitation bay. Redthread believes that this moment of intense crisis, when […]

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Redthread in the London Evening Standard

January 17th, 2018

John Poyton, our CEO, spoke to the Crime Editor at the London Evening Standard, Justin Davenport in January about the public health approach needed to tackle violence. John also described how young people getting involved in county line drugs violence are attending hospitals outside of London reemphasising the importance of our expansion to smaller, local A&E’s. […]

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