News from Family Gateway

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

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!

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...

Our New Community Enterprise Lead

Introducing Cris, our new Community Enterprise Lead! She’s been with us since the beginning of October and hopes to make the Hub a welcoming, open environment for the local people. What’s your role in the charity? “I work with the enterprise side of Family Gateway, so...

Our New Apprentice

A huge welcome to Ellie, our new apprentice from Howdon! She’ll be with us until September 2019 and hopes to become a longer term team member in the future. How did you get the apprenticeship at Family Gateway? “I was looking for a job to have alongside my Level 2...

Run for Charity!

Sage Foundation's Challenge Join us and Sage Foundation on Saturday 15th September for a fantastic morning for a great cause! Run or walk, please come along and support us. For every person that signs up, £5 goes directly to charity It's FREE to enter and suitable for...

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