Changing Futures North East was founded by local residents in 2000 to improve children’s outcomes. Achieving this goal lies at the heart of everything we do.
The research evidence is now insurmountable; healthy relationships are key to ensuring children’s outcomes. Children need a variety of healthy peer relationships, relationships with trusted adults, and/or relationships within the family home, to enable them to thrive.
Children can learn unhealthy ways of managing relationships at home, and repeat unhelpful patterns in their own romantic relationships when they grow up.
All of the ways we work with children are designed to help them develop the relationships they need to be able to thrive:
We also support children through our work leading the Healthy Relationships Partnership.
“I wanted to help children and young people in my spare time. It’s wonderful to make a difference in a young person’s life and meet new people!”