News from Family Gateway

New Premises

Finally and very importantly we are excited to announce that we are hoping to take over the management and running of the Howdon Community Centre with plans to develop it onto the Howdon Family and Community Enterprise Hub. We are very keen to hear from the people of...

Moving into Northumberland

We are very excited to be ready to launch the extension of our successful improving Futures programme in Northumberland, funded by Big Lottery Reaching Communities. The programme will see us working with schools in South-east Northumberland to reach and support those...

Job Opportunity: Research and Operations Manager (P/T)

Job opportunity Poverty and Cancer: Community based action-research project Local award winning child poverty charity Family Gateway (formerly Tyne Gateway Trust) has teamed up with national charity Macmillan Cancer Support to launch a new community-based project to...

Why do we talk about child poverty when children aren’t poor?

I’ve always found it very frustrating that we talk about reducing ‘child poverty’, clearly a very emotive term. How on earth can children be poor, in the conventional sense of the word? They aren’t poor, they’re simply living with the dire consequences of their...

What’s in a name?

We have recently changed our charity name and re-branded which is a massive step for a relatively small organisation and as you can imagine the process was exhausting in terms of energy, creative thinking and compromise. But why bother? What’s in a name? Everyone...

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