Record Details

NGOChildren North East

Children North East, 89 Denhill Park, Newcastle upon Tyne NE15 6QE

Telephone0191 256 2444
Background Information

Children North East is a regional children's charity, and the oldest such organisation in the North East of England. It runs a wide range of programmes providing support and information to children and families. The charity was originally established by John H Watson and JT Lunn, in order to provide holidays for poor children. A broader concern with social issues such as poverty and homelessness quickly developed. Charity no. 222041, company no. 90288. Source:

Year Created1891
Other Names / Antecedent BodiesPoor Children's Holiday Association; North East Children's Society
Related Organisations
KeywordsChildren and young people; Family life; Housing and homelessness; Poverty and social exclusion (UK).
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