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 childrenRead 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 studyRead 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 happyRead 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 happyRead 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 NewcastleRead more

Watch our brand new film

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

Natalie's charity headshave – watch video

Employees at Sitel Group raise an amazing £7,500 plus for Children North EastRead more

Celebrations as we reach 10 years of support from players of People's Postcode Lottery

A group of young people from Children North East visited Edinburgh Zoo to say thank you to players of People's Postcode LotteryRead more

Take part in the Concept Cup for Children North East!

Take on a team from Children North East in this year's Concept Cup.Read more

Cowgate welcomes new family centre

Our Families and Parenting Services celebrated their move into new premises with a fun day for the local communityRead more

Charities join forces to give girls a fun day out

A GROUP of Northumberland girls enjoyed being nature detectives for the day thanks to players of the People’s Postcode LotteryRead more

We've been chosen for a national Summer Holidays Project!

We're delighted to be one of only seven organisations around the country chosen to be part of a £2m Government pilot project examining the benefits of free school holiday activitiesRead more

Summer holiday activities at Children North East

The Big Lottery have funded a fabulous summer of activities for young people at Children North East.Read more

Our response to the Government's consultation on Loneliness

We've responded to the Government's call for consultation on their approach to their Loneliness Strategy.Read more

The 2018 Sandcastle Challenge was a huge success!

The 2018 Sandcastle Challenge took place on Friday 6th July with over 1500 children on the beach on one of the hottest days of the year!Read more

We help dads see their children on Father's Day

Over the last year we've helped 87 dads and their children enjoy quality time together and build positive relationships during their family separation.Read more

Holiday clubs provide far more benefits beyond just providing food, study reveals

The largest study of school holiday clubs in England has found that as well as helping to combat childhood hunger, holiday clubs provide a number of social and health benefits including providing children a safe place to play.Read more

We've achieved Investors in People Silver!

We're extremely proud with our fantastic new award!Read more