Youth Focus: North East is an award-winning charity based in Gateshead and Middlesbrough that connects young people and the organisations and professionals who support them.
Progressive and dynamic, our work is rooted in the values of youth work. We want young people to have the best from the organisations they access and the professionals who work with them.

Our Work

Social Action

We are working in 50 communities across the North East to support young people to tackle issues in their local community.

Case Studies

Read stories and case studies about how our work has improved the lives of young people.

Youth Loneliness

We Are You is a film produced alongside young people to raise awareness of youth loneliness and isolation.

News and Events

Pally Park Clean Up

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Last weekend, Youth Focus: North East, alongside the young people who attend the Positively Pally…

Showcasing young people’s achievements – Gateshead Youth Assembly

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In our most recent showcase of young people’s achievements, we interrupted the Gateshead Youth Assembly’s…

Tea for Two – Alternative Mother’s Day 2019

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A smile was brought to the faces of young people in the North East region…

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Guardian Charity Award Shortlisted 2015