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Norfolk Wildlife Trust

In the pursuit of assisting the development and rehabilitation of wildlife across the planet, we go out to endangered areas and provide a helping hand where nature needs it most. Animals of all kinds are our priority, but we primarily focus on endangered types.

Search Services - For Older People CIO

Search Newcastle work to promote the health, wealth and happiness of older people living in Newcastle.

November Club

November Club is an award-winning performing arts company, based in Northumberland. We create site-specific theatre in non-traditional arts spaces. We are one of only 6 Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisations in Northumberland, and the only non-venue based performing arts company in the county. In 2018 our show Beyond the End of the Road won win ‘Best Collaboration with a Rural Touring Network’ at the National Rural Touring Forum Awards’ and in 2017 it won ‘Best Performance of 2017’ at the North East Culture Awards.

Success4All CIO

We want a future where a child’s ambitions are never limited by their circumstances. We work to motivate, guide and empower children and young people living in the most deprived areas, to re-think their potential. By working long term within a community, we positively invest in the talents and ambitions of the children and young people living there. We do this by training young people form the local area to provide tailored support to the children that need a little extra help. Our Hubs have and will always be spaces where children and young people have; a sense of true belonging, safe spaces to make mistakes and grow from them, where they can challenge and motivate each other to achieve their full potential.


To support prisoners and ex-prisoners, their families and friends; to reduce the impact and stigma of imprisonment on their lives and contribute to the positive rehabilitation of offenders.

Tyneside Outdoors

Tyneside Outdoors (TO) aims to help people living in disadvantaged areas of Tyneside to access the outdoors and to use it for their learning, development, health and enjoyment. TO currently provides outdoor youth work activities in Newcastle upon Tyne in Walker Park in the east of the city and with our West End Outdoors Youth Group in Scotswood and Benwell. We're also delivering youth work in Temple Memorial Park, South Shields, where we're researching and rediscovering a 1980's BMX Dirt Track.

Dragonfly Cancer Trust

Dragonfly Cancer Trust support children and young people with end-stage cancer, helping families and young couples create precious memories together when time is limited.

Family Help Darlington CIO

Family Help’s Charitable Objects To provide refuge accommodation and a specialist holistic package of support for women and women with children from anywhere in the country. A confidential helpline is available for any person affected directly or indirectly by domestic abuse. Advocacy, options, information, signposting is available along with move on support to Darlington clients who have moved out of the refuge and into new tenancies.

Vale Mill Trust

Path Head Water Mill is as working Watermill based in Blaydon, Gateshead restored 22 years ago by the trust from a derelict car brakers yard. The charity supports the local community by using volunteers to deliver its services and are at this time developing a derelict allotment adjacent to the site for the benefit of the community from the age of 4 to 4 score years. This will have home grown vegetables to further enhance community involvement as the fresh food will go direct to them. Our main aim is to sustain our support for the community continuing into 2019 so that those we have supported over the last 20 years don't fall into a social void where their support suddenly disappears.

Cafe JJ

We support people with learning disabilities to run their community café, Café JJ. They are known as Team JJ and each team member has been supported to gain catering and waiting on skills.

Changing Lives (The Cyrenians)

Changing Lives aims to be an outstanding organisation which supports vulnerable people and families to make positive and lasting changes towards a fulfilling life.

Daisy Chain Project Teesside

Daisy Chain provide a haven for families affected by autism, offering care and support services along with raising awareness in the local and wider area.

Heartburn Cancer UK

We raise awareness that persistent heartburn may be a symptom of cancer of the oesophagus. We support those who have been diagnosed with Barrett's oesophagus and cancer of the oesophagus.

my AFK

At my AFK (formerly Action For Kids) we recognise and acknowledge individual potential and provide a range of programmes to address the hurdles that disabled children and young people face. Our goal is to help improve mobility and develop children and young people’s skills and prospects to enable them to achieve a better quality of life and health, access new opportunities, and achieve success. Our organisation works with 100s of disabled children and young people each year to help enable them to overcome many of the social, physical, and financial barriers to their independence.

Northumbrian Citizens Advice

Citizens Advice Northumberland is the operating name of Northumbrian Citizens Advice Bureau, a registered charity and company limited by guarantee which provides quality marked information, advice and casework services on a wide range of subjects including welfare benefits, debt, employment and housing. We operate from multiple locations across Northumberland, and through a range of channels, including face-to-face, telephone and digital channels NCAB have a holistic approach to clients customer journeys. We offer generalist advice and guidance to all residents of Northumberland and through that gateway are essential intermediaries for other services and pathways that clients require such as employability support, advocacy or skills training. We exist for the clients and through our employed staff and volunteer network can deliver all aspects of that customers journey from poverty, debt, unemployment to work, fiscal responsibility and further education.

Blue Sky Trust

We support and connect people in the North East and Cumbria at every step of their HIV journey. Finding out that you, or a loved one, are living with HIV can be a huge shock. Whether it’s providing help to come to terms with the diagnosis, peer mentoring, rebuilding confidence or becoming part of a supportive community, Blue Sky Trust provides a confidential and safe place to “find strength and go on with happiness”.

Durham County Carers Support

To improve the lives of Carers by creating a community where Carers are recognised, valued and supported.

Tynemouth Village Day Centre

Here at Tynemouth Village Day Centre, we offer a number of services for you including, Door to door transport on a purpose built, escorted coach. Tea and coffee on arrival and the opportunity to catch up with friends and look at the days newspaper. Home cooked lunch fully prepared on the premises with the ability to accommodate special dietary needs. Sweet followed by a choice of beverage. Afternoon entertainment activities including daily trips out on the coach. A choice of beverage served with home baked cakes or scones for afternoon tea. Door to door transport home in the evening. Individual Payment schemes. Please contact us for further information *Spaces Available. Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum

We are the only museum in the world dedicated to the once vital ironstone mining industry. Without the ironstone from East Cleveland there would not have been the transport infrastructure, railways, bridges and iron ships, which played such an integral part of the growth of the British Empire. The museum is based in the former mining village of Skinningrove and is very much a part of the local community relying on local volunteers to lead guided tours, for maintenance, looking after our collection etc. Based on the site of a mine, the Museum’s, guide led, underground experience acts as a tourist attraction in an otherwise economically challenged area of Teesside.

The HoverAid Trust

HoverAid is a small, Christian, humanitarian charity, based in the UK & Netherlands working in Madagascar to reach the unreachable. We use hovercraft to provide impoverished people, living in remote communities, with Water pumps And wells, Sanitation, Hygiene education (WASH projects) and aid relief. We also enable other organisations to expand their reach by using hovercraft to reach the unreachable; isolated communities who are simply too difficult, or too expensive to reach. We bring aid to remote communities, build trust with the people we meet there, understand their needs and tell others about the problems they face.

Supportive SRC Ltd

We are Supportive, a registered charity and not for profit organisation founded in 1994 to support people in County Durham to live full and active lives with the freedom of choice in their own future. At Supportive we care. We place people at the heart of everything we do, delivering independence and support to those who need us, those who invest in us and those around us. As a charity we support initiatives to bring comfort, companionship and happiness to the vulnerable and isolated within our communities and we welcome support and donations in whatever form they come.

Saras Hope Foundation

It is our mission to give families affected by cancer a much-needed break from long hospital stays, traumatic medical procedures and cancer related treatments so that they may spend quality time together recuperating and enjoying life as a ‘normal’ family, strengthening relationships and creating lasting happy memories. As cancer affects families financially as well as physically and emotionally, Saras Hope Foundation offers a holiday break free from financial burden or stress.

Veterans at Ease

We provide specifically tailored Psychotherapy for veterans and their immediate family members suffering form issues such as PTSD, Depression, Anxiety in a stress free environment and without the need t relive their experiences.

Action for Asperger's

Action for Asperger’s (AfA) is a UK-wide, award winning registered charity providing autism-specialist counselling for those living with, and those living alongside, Asperger’s syndrome and autism whose lives have become adversely affected by their experience.

The Ani-Mel Haven

To me, rescuing animals is not a hobby or a phase; I live it and breathe it each and every minute of each and every day. I believe that no living soul is beyond repair and I will continue to do my best to fix each and every living thing I come into contact with here at the Haven. This has become my life purpose.

The Toby Henderson Trust

We want to ensure that all children in the North East who have been diagnosed with autism, have access to the support and care that they and their families need. We want to be there for the children, parents and family members who feel lost and alone at the time of diagnosis and provide positive early intervention, support and care to those families.

Street Pastors Newcastle

Caring — about our community Listening — to anyone who needs to talk Helping — practically, emotionally and spiritually We are Christians from local churches with a concern for our local community. Over thirty local churches are represented within the Street pastors. Our age range is from mid 20s through to mid 70s. Based in the city centre we are able to assist on the streets of Newcastle Centre. (22:00–04:00 every Friday and Saturday night).

Voluntary Organisations' Network North East

Voluntary Organisations’ Network North East's (VONNE) mission is to support the development and sustainability of a strong, effective and well governed VCSE and promote engagement, involvement and collaboration with the sector as a valued partner. VONNE's strategic aims 1. To be the expert source of knowledge and intelligence on the sector in the North East. 2. To be a source of information to the sector on issues and opportunities that impact on it. 3. To raise the North East sector profile and be a leading voice for it. 4. To support external stakeholders to effectively engage and collaborate with the sector. 5. To support the sector to be effective, ambitious and enterprising.


The relief of homeless and other persons who are in need, hardship, isolation or distress, in particular (without limitation) through the promotion and provision of support services, the provision of volunteering opportunities, education, training, information and advice for such persons by providing facilities which will lead to self-reliance and independent living within the community.

Pathways 4 All

For all children and young people to have a safe accessible place to play, have fun and make friends.

Silx Employability Project

Silx Youth Project has been providing young people aged 11-25 living in the Blyth area with recreational, educational projects, activities and positive interventions for over 20 years through our employability sessions, Teen Bar evening sessions, and detached work. We are open 50 weeks each year, are staffed by professionally qualified youth workers, and our activities are free.


To be recognised as an invaluable support medium for the educational development of the youth of Dominica, with particular emphasis on their secondary education.


Mission Our mission is to inspire confidence in people, by helping them shape the total person who has a clear picture of who they are; knows what they want from life and how to get it.

Acorns Outreach

We deal with people with all sorts of addictions and obsessions. Many people have depression associated with these states of mind. Our aim is to change that. Family members are usually drawn into these areas of sickness and their mental health becomes affected without their knowing it, so they are often in denial.

Northumbria Sport Foundation

Africa Educational Trust

Africa Educational Trust is an internationally recognised expert in the field of education. We bring education solutions to the most severely disadvantaged in fragile, conflicted and post-conflict regions of Africa. We believe that providing education, giving people hope and the means to take charge of their lives brings understanding and change. We have seen that by challenging the local norms which may be detrimental to sections of society, particularly where women and girls are concerned, a new level of peace and stability can be built by the communities.

YMCA Scarborough

Gateway into the Community

Gateway into the Community's aim is to improve the lives of people with learning disabilities by supporting their access to social, leisure and learning opportunities. The organisation has grown and developed as a consequence of the expressed needs and aspirations of our members.

Durham Palestine Educational Trust

Our main aim is to aid the social and economic development of Palestine. We do this by funding, together with Durham University, Masters Degree scholarships for gifted graduates of Palestinian universities. The skills and experience they obtain benefits thousands of other Palestinians when they return home.

A Way Out

A Way Out’s is an organisation of excellence, tackling and preventing exploitation of vulnerability of women and young people. We are an outreach and prevention charity which aims to engage, empower and equip vulnerable and excluded women, families and young people to live lives free from harm, abuse and exploitation and to reduce life limiting choices and behaviour. Our service users include women and young people with substance misuse problems, involved with sex work, homeless or living on the streets, often engaged in offending or victims of abuse. A Way Out is based in Stockton on Tees at a support centre called The Gate. This centre provides the base for many of our projects, offering a safe and secure place for women to come and receive support and get involved in a whole range of activities.

Pathways 4 All

Providing play activities for children / young people with additional needs / disabilities and their families within a specialist play centre in North Tyneside housing Soft Play, Sensory Room, IT Suite, Art Area, Trampolines, Outdoor Play Area, Music Room and Cafe

St Cuthbert's Care

Our charity is committed to helping improve the lives of some of the most vulnerable children and adults in our region. Our work is highly specialised and includes working with people with profound disabilities, children in care, older people and those in need in our local communities.

Age UK Teesside

Age UK Teesside work across Middlesbrough, Hartlepool, Stockton and Redcar and Cleveland to reduce Loneliness and Isolation and Poverty in older people.

North Ormesby Neighbourhood Development Trust

North Ormesby 2001 was founded in January 1998 by the then Vicar of North Ormesby, Tim Robinson. The organisation was intended to be a regeneration partnership participating in the bid for funding in SRB 4. It was registered as a Company at Companies House (No. 03648835) and the inaugural A.G.M. was held at the North Ormesby Community Centre on 4th November 1998. In 2001 we changed its name to North Ormesby Neighbourhood Development Trust Limited.

Zoe's Place Baby Hospice Middlesbrough

Zoё's Place Baby Hospice is a registered Charity providing palliative, respite and end of life care to babies and infants aged from birth to five years suffering from life-limiting or life-threatening conditions. This care will be provided in a caring, safe, home from home environment

Hetton New Dawn Project

Hetton New Dawn Group was established in January 2008 to support disadvantaged people in our community. One of the most financially deprived areas in Sunderland, the villages of Hetton, Easington Lane, Moorsley and Eppleton have higher than average unemployment, where poverty, disability and other issues, have led to high levels of ill health and social isolation, affecting many areas and sectors of our community.


Our mission is to promote the health and well-being of all the residents within Easington Lane and the neighbouring areas by providing advice, training, education, recreational and social activities through our premises and community transport scheme which are both comfortable and accessible to all.

North East Autism Society

The North East Autism Society is the largest specialist provider of whole life support and services for people who are neurologically diverse, namely those with autism, learning difficulties, disabilities and other hidden impairments in the North East. Our charitable objectives are to promote the welfare, development and advancement of our people.

Victims First Northumbria

We will put the victim at the heart of everything we do, increasing support to the most vulnerable and those persistently targeted.

JET (Jobs Education & Training)

4.1 Our Vision • A thriving North East where people from all backgrounds can live and work together in harmony to realise their potential free from discrimination. 4.2 Our Mission • To enable and empower individuals to transform their lives and to contribute to the prosperity of the North East through stronger communities and an effective and inclusive workforce.

Teesside Ability Support Centre

We exist to enable adults with cerebral palsy and other disabilities to claim the right to control their own lives; to share in the opportunities, enjoyment, challenges and responsibilities of everyday life and play a full part in society.


Roseberry Community Consortium is a registered charity assisting disadvantaged groups of young people across the Tees Valley region. Our beneficiaries are young people in economically challenging situations, those affected by dyspraxia/dyslexia, those who have low patterns of academic achievements and young people living in care.

Co. Durham & Darlington NHS FT Charity

Our charity raises funds to help improve patient care and wellbeing at a time when they, the patient, may be at their most vulnerable through illness or trauma. We help fund medical equipment, products, services or education that would not be available without charitable support.


To offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal. With over 20,000 volunteers based in 201 branches across 5 nations, we’re actively involved in a community near you. We reach out and work with schools, colleges and universities, workplaces, health and welfare services, homeless shelters, prisons and other charities. We also promote awareness of our service at local social venues, community events and music festivals.

Save the Children

WE HELPED 22 MILLION CHILDREN IN 2016 With the support of people like you, we change the world for children through innovative work on the ground and campaigning for change on key issues.

Sir Bobby Robson Foundation

Sir Bobby launched his Foundation in 2008 after a request for help from his oncologist Professor Ruth Plummer. Professor Plummer was treating Sir Bobby as he faced cancer for the fifth – and what he knew would be the final time. She needed to raise £500,000 to equip a new cancer drug trials centre at the Northern Centre for Cancer Care in Newcastle upon Tyne and asked him if he knew anyone who might like to donate. Sir Bobby responded by launching a charity to get the money she needed. He described it as “like being at the helm of a team again.” What he called his last and greatest team. In February 2009, Sir Bobby officially opened the Sir Bobby Robson Cancer Trials Research Centre.


At MAIN we support people, not ‘cases’ or ‘numbers’. MAIN is a registered charity set up in 2002 to provide advice and guidance to parents of children on the autism spectrum in ensuring their inclusion into mainstream school. Over time, our services have grown and evolved to include a wide range of additional needs and ages. We work with adults, parents, carers and professionals.

Middlesbrough and Teesside Philanthropic Foundation

The Middlesbrough and Teesside Philanthropic Foundation is a philanthropic and charitable organisation that was established in March 2011 in Middlesbrough, England as a patriotic and activist group which aims to raise money from businesses and affluent individuals to make Teesside a better place in which to live, work and do business. Andy Preston set up the foundation with the help of Tanya Garland and since launch Preston has recruited the financial backing of more than 40 businesses and individuals. Businesses involved as patrons of the Foundation include Middlesbrough Football Club, Steve Gibson's Bulkhaul, Cleveland Cable Company, Barclays Middlesbrough and AV Dawson.

MFC Foundation

Our Vision To be recognised as Teesside’s most inspirational and effective life changer. Our Mission MFC Foundation harnesses the passion and power of the Football Club brand to raise aspirations and improve the life chances of young people and adults across Teesside. Our Values To be inspirational in our local community, to work as a team, be professional and to always be inclusive.