We Have A New Chief Executive

Leatherhead Youth Project (LYP) are delighted to be able to announce that Dan Fairchild has joined the project as Chief Executive. Dan is an experienced Youth Work Manager with a passion to see young people living fully and flourishing.


Dan said of his appointment to the post at LYP: “I’m thrilled to be joining LYP; a charity that shares my values and ethos, with young people at the heart of what they do. I look forward to joining the team and meeting the community it serves”.


Chair of Trustees, Rev Rob Stevens, said of Dan’s appointment: “We’re delighted to have appointed Dan to lead LYP forward. Dan brings a passion to see young people given all the opportunities they need to grow and flourish in our world today. His close alignment to our values and vision makes him a great fit for LYP. His skills and knowledge will enable us to continue to provide this vital service to young people as well as to grow and develop into the future”.


LYP is a long established, awarding winning, youth work charity committed to serving all young people from across North Leatherhead, Bookham and Mole Valley. This is done through relational open access youth work, a variety of youth work projects and our one to one counselling service. Based at AllSaints Coffee shop in Leatherhead, we provide a range of projects and opportunities for young people alongside an exceptional social enterprise coffee shop.

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£50 covers a Girls Group session for 50 girls

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