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EveryYouth is a small UK-wide charity that has a big impact. We are solution focussed and have an unwavering commitment to helping young people overcome homelessness. We know young people need more than a roof to achieve social mobility and build a positive future. 

In 2014 we created a movement of leading frontline charities who wanted to collaborate to end youth homelessness. In 2023 this movement became EveryYouth, a charity that helps the most disadvantaged young people get on with their lives.   

We are relentlessly positive about what every young person can achieve, and we think you should be too.  

Who We Are


Portrait of Nick Connolly

Nick Connolly


Nick is the CEO of EveryYouth, he has a Masters in Human Rights, a Post Graduate Diploma in Law and a Degree in History. Nick lives in South East London with his partner and two children.

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Faye Edmondson

Head of Fundraising and Communications

Faye has worked in the charity sector since 2010 and has worked within youth homelessness for 9 of those years. Faye is passionate about delivering partnerships that can have a positive impact on young people’s lives. Away from work she is happiest at home with her husband and dog in the beautiful North Yorkshire countryside.

Portrait of Matt Garrod

Matt Garrod


Matt’s journey with The Benjamin Foundation based in East Anglia (Norfolk & Suffolk) started in 1997. Throughout his career Matt has demonstrated a commitment to developing a broad range of innovative and effective services that have a focus on ending youth homelessness.

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Kate Polson


Kate has been CEO at The Rock Trust for nearly 13 years and has acted as Chair of EYH since our launch 10 years ago.

Portrait of Dom Wood

Dom Wood


Dom is the CEO of 1625 Independent People. He has a Post Graduate Diploma in Housing Studies, an Honorary Dr of Laws from Bristol University and is a Deputy Lieutenant for the County and City of Bristol.

Portrait of Frances Beecher

Frances Beecher


Frances is the Chief Executive of Llamau; Wales’ leading young people and women’s homeless charity. Frances is also the founder and Chair of End Youth Homelessness Cymru. By profession Frances is a cognitive behavioural psychotherapist and has worked extensively in the VAWDASV sector.

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