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.

Working across the North East region

Youth Focus: North East work across the North East region on projects in Tees Valley, County Durham, Tyneside, Wearside and Northumberland. Click on our interactive map to learn more.

News and Events

City Roots – Stepney Bank Stables

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The finale of our City Roots project with Stepney Bank Stables was completed on Friday evening,…

Color Obstacle Rush

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In aid of fundraising for Youth Focus North East, Kristina Fletcher, Anna Brady, our own Simone Banks, and…

Celebrating the achievements of young people in the North East – Moorsholm Youth Club

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This week, we’re recognising the young people from Moorsholm Youth Club for their hard work…

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