National Lottery Community Funded Young People Project

As part of this lottery-funded project, Red Card provide services to educate young people about gambling harms.

About the project

Funded from 2022 to 2025, this lottery-funded project is designed  to educate young people about problem gambling, gambling-related harms, and sources of support. 

The funding covers:

  • youth clubs

  • youth charities

  • youth hubs

  • schools

  • colleges

  • universities

  • parents

  • carers

  • community charities

  • sports clubs

Why young people need this project

If you work with groups of young people in the UK, the chances are that some of them are already struggling with problem gambling. Research suggests, for example, that one in six students have a problem with gambling.

Other statistics for students and young people make similar grim reading. And experts are concerned that the true scale of the gambling industry’s impact is hidden.

Although problem gambling affects all ages across society, young people are among the most vulnerable. Red Card’s work is dedicated to educating young people in a way that they find engaging and relevant.

We have successfully delivered our talks and workshops to many schools and other organisations, and we would love to work with you too. Please contact us to arrange a visit or to discuss our project further.

Paid school & youth workshops

All schools , charities and other youth projects can take part in a Red Card workshop.

Please contact us for more information.

See our School & Young People Project in action

To see what’s involved in a Red Card workshop, please visit our dedicated schools page.

Here you can see clips of our presentations, as well as feedback from both staff and students.

You can also see extracts from workshops on our News page.

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