North East

We work closely with local communities through our services for families, and our local network of volunteers. Find out what we're doing near you and how you can get involved.

To get in touch with Family Lives in the North East: 0191 284 4060

Space Works, Benton Park Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE7 7LX (map)

We need you!!!

Our Relative Experience Project in the North East supports Kinship Carers through providing one to one befriending support.

Are you a good listener?

Could you be one of our Volunteer Befrienders?

Full training given and travel expenses reimbursed. If you live in Tyne and Wear or Northumberland and want to find out more call Vicky or Julie on 0191 2005034 or if you are in the Middlesbrough area call Sue on 07711556810.


  • Parenting groups in North East
    From practical workshops on how to help your child starting school, stress busting for parents, getting on with your teenager and much more. We have courses to suit all parents.
  • Get involved and support Family Lives
    Do you want to support your local community? Find out how you could help Family Lives to support families in your area such as working on our helpline.
  • local news in the north west
    Find out more about what we are doing in your area.