Charity information


Refocus work with young people who are at risk and helps them stay in education and break the cycle of offending through emotional and wellbeing mentoring. Targeting those Not in education (NEET) drugs, alcohol, mental health, knife crime, gangs, crime & are at risk of exclusion In Kent

Founded 2006

  • Mission statement

    “We are passionate and committed to refocusing lives by giving them hope and living the message that change is possible”
    By empowering young people and offenders to make positive choices to support them in or back into training, volunteering and employment.
    By delivering innovative and creative interventions in schools, youth clubs, and on Outreach. We target trouble spots, disadvantaged young people, not in education employment or training (NEET young people) We go to local areas and schools and deliver tailor made interventions.
    We provide:-
    Universal drugs/alcohol, law, gangs, knife crime, bullying and racism education for all young people as part of an holistic approach
    Outreach with disadvantaged and hard to reach young people involved in anti social behaviour, drugs, alcohol, bullying crime, gangs and knife crime and signpost them into services
    Mentoring and alternative curriculum programmes to disadvantaged young people , not in education employment or training (NEET young people) to help them support them to stay in education.

  • Aims

    Refocus aims to:

    • Break the cycle of offending in and out of prison Provide a specialised intervention to break the cycle of offending using ex offenders who have been their and done it.
    • Group work and mentoring giving early help to young people with negative behaviour and teach well being to avoid exclusion, targeting vulnerable disadvantaged, at risk & those not in education.
    • To train and support ex offenders who are least likely to get a job and mentor empower, and support them in employment, volunteering, training and employment
  • Overview

    Established: October 2006

    Registered Charity Number: 1150441

    Board members: 3

    Full time staff: 2

    Volunteers: 2

    Phone number: 07834063108

    Address: Bizniz Point DA1 1DZ

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