Refocus was started in 2005 after Lennox Rodgers, who had been in and out of prison for a period of 21 years and had been involved in gang culture, was asked to run some open discussions with a South East London gang.

Whilst doing this Lennox realised that this was a second chance for him to be a positive role model, father and mentor to many young people and to train others to do the same. These experiences have led to some very positive outcomes for both the gang and Lennox, which became a key event that led to Lennox forming Refocus.

Since that time, we have been working with a variety of public and private sector bodies to deliver our services. We have been able to grow our team, our range of services, and ultimately the impact we have in our community.