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

Take part in the Concept Cup for Children North East!

This year's Concept Cup is raising money for Children North East - here's what it's all about.Read more

We help dad's 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

Poverty Proofing the School Day

See more about our Poverty Proofing the School Day Project on the Politics Show in the North East & Cumbria on BBC1 at 11:00, Sunday 13 MayRead more

Our Annual Golf Day is a huge success!

The Children North East Annual Golf Day took place on 9th May 2018 at Close House.Read more

High levels of stress in young people leading up to exams

With exams just around the corner, we're highlighting the issue of exam stress for young peopleRead more

Our NEWPIP Project are delighted with their recent donation

A donation of bean bags and throws from Bean Bag Bazaar to our NEWPIP Project, has really helped the projectRead more

Thank you to players of People’s Postcode Lottery!

We were delighted to attend the 2018 People’s Postcode Lottery annual Charity Gala where it was announced that £93.4 million was awarded to charities and good causes in 2017 – thanks to players of People’s Postcode Lottery.Read more

You make Giving Tree a huge success - thank you

Our Giving Tree Appeal has once again been a huge success with over £30,000 worth of goods donated in the run up to Christmas all thanks to your fantastic support.Read more

Merry Christmas to all our supporters

Throughout 2017, your support has helped 3,504 children, young people and families – THANK YOU!Read more

Our Counselling Service trebles over the last three years

The counselling service here at Children North East has been running since 2014 and is funded through Newcastle Gateshead NHS, the Northumbria Police Crime Commissioner and Players of People’s Postcode Lottery.Read more

Whoops launches new volunteer programme

A new project is to be launched in Newcastle supporting families (with children under 5 years) in the most disadvantaged wards of the City to improve their home safety.Read more

Meet Eve

Meet Eve, the star of our video highlighting the many difficulties disadvantaged pupils face throughout the school day.Read more

Great North Run

Did you know you can still enter the 2018 Great North Run by signing up with us?Read more

Youngsters flourish during packed summer programme

Our Young People's service has had a packed summer programme to support our young people throughout the summer holidays.Read more

Our new award for our work with children and young people!

We are very happy to have been awarded an Investing in Children Membership Award™ by Newcastle City Council for the range of services we deliver throughout Newcastle.Read more

Sandcastle Summer Party Huge Success!

With spectacular auction prizes including a ‘money can’t buy’ experience of being a Station Announcer for the day from Virgin Trains East Coast, the Sandcastle Summer Party raised over £19,000*!Read more

2017 Sandcastle Challenge draws on fantastic North East Inventors

Nearly 1,500 children from primary and special schools all over the North East ventured to South Shields beach on Friday 7th July to take part in our annual Sandcastle Challenge.Read more

Our NewPIP Woodlands Centre garden gets a makeover!

On Friday 2nd June, we welcomed a fantastic team from Communicator, who took on the challenge of completely upgrading the garden play area at our Woodlands Centre.Read more

We have launched a new Domestic Abuse recovery project for children in Newcastle

We are proud to say we have launched a new project in Newcastle for vulnerable children and parents who have been exposed to domestic violence and abuse.Read more