Children North East move into the heart of Sunderland

Families on Wearside will be able to access our services more easily with the opening of our new premises in the centre of Sunderland Read more

Help shape our youth services in Northumberland!

Children North East wants to hear from young people aged 11-18 to help develop our services in South East Northumberland Read more

Author of book detailing childhood in poverty visits Children North East

Top author Kerry Hudson was in Newcastle for the regional launch of her book tour to promote 'Lowborn - Growing Up, Getting Away and Returning to Britain's Poorest Towns' Read more

New figures show almost half of children living in parts of the North East trapped in poverty

Child poverty becoming the 'new normal' in parts of the North East - help us make a difference! Read more

Gordon takes on Everest challenge for Children North East

A 76-year-old retired local government officer from County Durham has been inspired to climb the height of Mount Everest in a bid to raise thousands of pounds Read more

Pupils receiving free school meals short changed

A new report from Citizens UK reveals that secondary school pupils eligible for free school meals are losing out on £65 million a year Read more

New young people's project launches in Prudhoe

Children North East has unveiled a brand new inclusive youth project aimed at creating exciting opportunities for young people Read more

Business call-up for charity’s Silver Sandcastle Challenge

Children North East is appealing to local businesses to dig in and help the youngsters from over 50 schools signed up for this year’s Sandcastle Challenge Read more

Children North East welcomes Falcons player Alex Tait

Newcastle Falcons fullback Alex Tait has chosen to support Children North East for his testimonial year and dropped in to pay the team a visit Read more

Tyneside Rotary’s Under The Sea Ball makes waves for Children North East

Two hundred and fifty glamorous guests gathered for a fun night of fine food, dancing and fundraising to help meet the £20,000 needed for a new mini bus for Children North East Read more

Mum saves baby’s life thanks to Children North East first aid course

Lauren Poundall is urging other parents to learn first aid after she saved her son Theo’s life when he choked on a button Read more

Appeal for more male role models to help combat suicides

Children North East's asking for more guys to sign up for their Youth Link Peer Mentoring Scheme to help vulnerable young men in their communities Read more

Schools ‘picking up the pieces’ of poverty crisis

Headteachers are warning that schools in England are becoming an unofficial fourth emergency service for poor and vulnerable children Read more

Poverty stigma is barrier to learning says study

The stigma experienced by children from disadvantaged backgrounds can be as much a barrier to learning as poor quality teaching, according to a new study Read more

Special recognition for Children North East’s receptionist Rochelle

We're super proud of our brilliant receptionist Rochelle Green who made the final three in the special recognition category of Newcastle College’s Apprenticeship Awards. Read more

It's not only soldiers who suffer PTSD - children do too

Post traumatic stress disorder affects one in 13 young people in England and Wales by the age of 18 new research shows. Read more

How we're changing children's lives for the better

Our latest impact report, Changing Children's Lives 2019, shows the myriad ways we're helping North East youngsters grow up to be healthy and happy Read more

New logo shows message of Hope still fresh 30 years on

Children North East's logo has had a modern makeover to fit with its aim to make sure every child grows up to be healthy and happy Read more

Kieran’s in the driving seat thanks to Bus Buddies and Go North East

Young people with special educational needs and disabilities are being helped to live more independently thanks to the charity, Children North East and the region’s largest bus operator, Go North East. Read more

Santa swaps sleigh for a double decker in annual festive fundraiser

Drivers from Stagecoach North East are getting their Santa suits on and raising money! Read more

How boogying with baby can aid the bonding process

Mums and dads can now enjoy free music groups with their babies around Newcastle Read more

Watch our brand new film

Our new animated film highlights three real-life stories of young people we've helped Read more

Fundraising footballers score for charity!

16 teams, representing some of the region’s best-known businesses, competed in the fifth Concept Cup five-a-side competition to raise money for us! Read more