This Project is here to engage with local people of all ages, to promote their well-being and life prospects through fellowship, activities and courses.
From our Memorandum of Association-
1. The Charity’s objects are:
1.1 to improve the social welfare and conditions of life for people living within the Gateshead area;
1.2 to improve employment opportunities of people living within the Gateshead area; and
1.3 to educate people about the Christian faith and the Christian way of life.
We are a Youth and Community Project working in a very deprived part of Gateshead, “The project addresses social exclusion within Gateshead, the area covered falls within the top 10% most deprived in England and Wales. The project will address issues raised by community appraisals and included in local and regional community development strategies, “there exists a complex cycle of multi generational unemployment, low expectations, low aspirations and a culture of dependency.
There is a need to attempt to break this cycle, particularly among the young, such work should focus on raising self esteem, aspirations and horizons and should link with the importance of work and the benefits of economic independence, as well as social and personal responsibility”
(Community Appraisal, April 2001).”