“Be A Leader … Not A Follower”
Who Are Increase the Peace
Increase The Peace was founded in 2008 by the current Charity Director, Delroy
Increase The Peace as a charity
The three areas that Increase The Peace focus on are:
– One-To-One Mentoring Service For Young People.
– Outreach Support Within The Community For Young People.
By partnering with the Police, Local Authorities, Schools, Colleges, Pupil Referral Units, Charities, Youth Organisations, Youth Sports Clubs & Associations, Increase The Peace know they can make a difference to a young
The professional, experienced and qualified ITP team all have
The primary objective for the ITP team is to work with young people to support them in making a positive future for themselves.
Our Management Team
About Our Charity Director
Delroy Ellis is now a
Delroy grew up living with his m
Delroy was fortunate enough in 1996 to be chosen to visit Jamaica on a Youth Exchange Programme funded by
As he left his fathers home that day, his fathers parting words to Delroy were ‘Just promise me whatever you do in your life, become a leader
These words and his fathers death had a huge impact on Delroy and working too make the right decisions he decided to get involved with the
Delroy has been working within the charity now since 2008 and remains as positive and passionate about Increase The Peace as he was on its very first day.
Delroy says the charity is there to give young people hope.
‘Some of the young kids we work with don’t have their mum or dad on the scene. They’re in foster care, in and out of the system. We just want to give them an opportunity to know there are people out there who care, that we can try and steer them down the right path rather than going down the path of crime and drugs.
We’re not about cure, we’re about prevention. If we can prevent young kids from going down that road of crime and drugs, give them somewhere safe that they can express themselves in an environment with professional people who are going to support them and give them advice’
About Our Charity Manager
Berni Buchanan is our charity
A mother of three Children, and a grandmother too, Berni looks after the day-to-day running of the charity, organising events and calendars, liaising with partners, dealing with enquiries and managing the finances.
Berni is an incredible people-person and is always rushing around at 100mph with a smile on her face.
Without Berni’s energy, passion and people skills Increase The Peace would not be where it is today.
During our journey
Increase The Peace have lost some very special people to us. We will always remember them with love.