A community-led approach to tackle child poverty

A community-led approach to tackle child poverty

  We’ve been supporting families living in poverty or disadvantage across North East England since 2011. We use community-led approaches to help families tackle the many interconnected issues surrounding poverty, and help children to fulfil their true potential...
Our Very Own Woman at the Top!

Our Very Own Woman at the Top!

Belatedly celebrating International Women’s Day, and to explain the passion and drive behind the award-winning charity Family Gateway, we’ve got the story of our very own woman at the top – Strategic Director, Pauline Wonders! Family Gateway operates a Barefoot...
From Poverty to Employment

From Poverty to Employment

Back in 2016, Kevin had been working as a Community Care Worker for 4 years and his partner Clare was employed by a restaurant in Whitley Bay. In the same month, they both lost their jobs through the companies they worked for being in financial difficulty. ...
Sport England: Kelly’s Success!

Sport England: Kelly’s Success!

After experiencing domestic violence and abuse for 20 years, Kelly turned her life around. She’s bravely gone from being constantly questioned about her whereabouts and told she was fat and useless, to co-ordinating our new Sport England programme! In 2015, her son’s...
Mother of 2 Overcomes Severe Mental Health Issue

Mother of 2 Overcomes Severe Mental Health Issue

* Please note, all names and ages have been changed for confidentiality. Agoraphobia, an anxiety disorder in which you fear and avoid places or situations that might cause you to panic and make you feel trapped, helpless or embarrassed, has plagued a mother we’ve been...