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EveryYouth is a small charity with a big impact.

Our vision is a society where every youth is empowered to thrive. We do that by thinking and acting differently to other charities.

By working with a specially selected Network of leading regional organisations, our small team can reach more than 20,000 young people facing homelessness.

Our services are delivered by organisations embedded in their communities. There is no expensive head office, or one size fits all thinking. We facilitate local organisations to find solutions to local problems and then make those solutions available nationally.

We are your gateway to supporting some of the most disadvantaged and marginalised young people across the UK.

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.

Portrait of Faye Edmondson

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.

Portrait of Kate Polson

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.

Siân Edwards


Siân is the Executive Director of Andrews Charitable Trust; a charity that tackles housing-related poverty through grants and investments. Siân also sits on the advisory committee of Lighthouse Pedagogy Trust. She has a Masters in International Social Policy from London School of Economics and spent the first half of her career, working for charities active in low and middle income countries.  She thinks that everyone should get the chance to hike to the top of a mountain regularly – it’s good for the soul!

Tony Ramos


Tony has undertaken Senior roles within the Financial and Legal Sectors developing and leading programmes to improve socio-economic diversity for young people.

A passionate Jazz fan he is also a trained film archivist with London Screen Archives supporting their vision to preserve and share London’s history on film.

Alex Kay


Alex is a partner at Herbert Smith Freehills, a global law firm, and specialises in mergers and acquisitions. He is passionate about the homelessness cause.

He lives in London with his wife, children and pets and is happiest on a tennis court.

David Pugh


David is an investor and volunteer. He is the previous CEO of The Fry Group, but has since committed to donating one third of his time to not-for-profit work. He works closely with our Network in Bristol (1626 Independent People).

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