Through mentoring and support, we refocus young people's behaviours from negative to positive

Mentoring

We work on a one-to-one basis and in small groups, large group PSHE lessons/Assemblies and street-based interventions.

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Early Intervention

It is well established that early intervention can significantly reduce the numbers of young people going through the criminal justice system, which starts with school exclusion and then often leads to probation and prison.

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Author: Garnet Johnson

Referrals

Our referrals for one to one mentoring sessions come from social services, early help, parents, community groups, schools and faith groups.

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Breaking Better

The inspirational book that is having a transformational effect on a generation in crisis!

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Refocus Steering Group

Refocus steering group support the co-design of our services.

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Author: Garnet Johnson

Our impact

80%

Of programme participants make positive changes in their lifestyles.

55,000

Young People reached in large and small groups.

3500

Girls reached through addressing low self-esteem, gang membership & risky behaviours

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  • Breaking Better

    The inspirational book that is having a transformational effect on a generation in crisis! Read more

  • Live on Sky News

    Lennox has appeared on Sky numerous times and is very well known for talking about gang culture having lived in the criminal underworld as a drug dealer and armed robber. About 10 years ago Lennox Rodgers turned his life around and set up the Charity Refocus, along with his wife Bali. Breaking Better focuses on issues in the home that have broken down, cultural issues, racism issues and other issues that young people are facing today. Read more