Celebrity chef Si serves up our 'Bake4Bairns' Challenge

Hairy Biker Si King is backing our Bake4Bairns Challenge and he has a special recipe to share with you! Read more

The Big Give Christmas Challenge

Can your business help us take part in this year's Big Give Christmas Challenge? Read more

Wingwalking Jim takes fundraising sky high for Children North East

Jim Farquhar from Sunderland decided to stand on top of an aircraft while it swooped and soared to help disadvantaged children Read more

Babies in lockdown report shows value of our NEWPIP service

Survey shows seven in ten expectant and new mums struggling to cope due to Covid-19 Read more

Star Wars characters help us celebrate 1000 activity packs

Thanks to your help we've been able to lighten up lockdown for a thousand children in the North East with our activity packs - Darth Vader helped us celebrate! Read more

Emmerdale Quiz Success

If you missed our special Emmerdale quiz with actress Charlie Hardwick, then why not try it here? Read more

Children North East joins national call to put children at the heart of Covid-19 recovery plans

Children North East is one of 152 organisations calling on the Government to prioritise children and young people in their Coronavirus recovery plans Read more

Hidden costs of learning in lockdown

A survey by Child Poverty Action Group's Cost of the School Day initiative, run in conjunction with Children North East, shows families on lower incomes are most badly affected by school closures Read more

Hundreds of children receive arts and crafts packs - thanks to our supporters

Thanks to donations from arts organisation, Culture Bridge; the Lions Club; businesses and individuals, we've been able to give children the chance to learn in lockdown Read more

Footballers come forward to support our urgent appeal

Two legendary footballers, John Moncur and Don Hutchison, have both recorded videos to support our urgent appeal Read more

Pregnant in a pandemic - how Children North East is helping expectant mums

Pregnancy can be a worrying time for any mum-to-be but expecting a baby in the middle of the Covid crisis is making it even more stressful for some women. Luckily our NEWPIP service is here to help Read more

New research shows North East has seen the biggest rise in child poverty rates in the country

According to new research the North East has seen the starkest increase in child poverty in the country with numbers rising by 6.5 percentage points over the past four years alone, leaving families in the region ill equipped to cope with the impact of the pandemic. Read more

Tommy's 'Three Rivers' Rowing Challenge for Children North East

Tommy Wanless is taking on the mighty Tees, Wear and Tyne rivers - all from his back garden! Read more

Super cyclists raise over £2000 for Children North East

Sophie and Will Stephenson cycled the length of a standard NHS ward shift in aid of our charity Read more

Our new domestic abuse helpline goes live

A new helpline for those suffering domestic abuse in our region is being launched in response to a rise in incidents of violence in the home during lockdown Read more

Let's get more computers for kids like Connor!

Connor was just one of the thousands of children nationwide struggling to access school work at home due to lack of a desktop, laptop or tablet until Children North East stepped in to help... Read more

Our Patron, Tim Healy, backs Children North East Appeal

Our patron, Tim Healy, has recorded a video asking people to donate to our charity's urgent appeal in response to Covid-19 Read more

Our service support during the Coronavirus outbreak

We are working tirelessly to continue to invest in the lives of babies, children, young people and families in the region Read more

10 Tips To Help You Cope In Quarantine

In isolation with your children? Here are some tips to help keep you calm and keep them entertained Read more

Coronavirus Update

An important message from Children North East regarding the Covid-19 outbreak Read more

New families project helped by Port of Tyne

Mums and dads on the Cowgate estate can now bring their babies and toddlers to a friendly group where parents can get advice and socialise their children Read more

New community cafe comes to Cowgate

Children North East is joining two other charities to bring a new Community Cafe to Cowgate in Newcastle's West End Read more