6-8 FEBRUARY 2024
ICE VOX (5-8 FEBRUARY 2024)
Frankie Graham is the Founder and Chief Executive of Betknowmore UK, a gambling support charity and training social enterprise. Having previously developed a track record of designing and managing youth and community projects to support vulnerable young people and offenders, Frankie then committed to using his 'lived experience' of personal gambling dependency to set up his organisation.
Betknowmore UK was launched in December 2013 and has developed a reputation of addressing the growing presence of gambling harm in UK communities with innovative and co-produced services.
• 2014 - first UK gambling support community hub in London, addressing gambling harm and complex co-morbidities, including accredited outreach support and training programmes.
• 2016 - 'Don’t Gamble with Health' project, first rapid support service to licensed betting shop customers. Winner of RSPH award.
• 2019 - Peer Aid, first peer support service fully integrated into the National Gambling Treatment Service and currently scaling to national provision.
Frankie provides gambling support and training consultancy to organisations in different sectors, including gambling, financial and housing providers. He is a Fellow at the School for Social Entrepreneurs and RSA and also contributed to peer and mentoring projects piloted with the Kings Fund.