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’ which is clearly a very emotive term. How on earth can children be poor in the conventional sense of the word? They aren’t poor they are 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...

Tyne Gateway wins National Award

Tyne Gateway Trust has recently been awarded the Charity Times Charity of the Year 2016 (income of less than £1m) award at a glittering ceremony in London. Having won the Charity Times Best New Charity Award back in 2012, the staff team decided to apply again in a...

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