Quotes From Young People


“I think I learnt a lot and I enjoy the youth sessions and meeting new people.”

“I really enjoy coming because the staff are always easy to talk to, and I can always go and see them when I am unsure about how to deal
with problems.”

“It’s a place to go and do new things.”

“You can talk to the staff about anything; we have a good relationship but know not to overstep the mark”

Various Young People

“You can talk to staff about anything, they give good advice”

“We got a level 1 in leadership that helped us to be more confident”

Young People at Westmoor Youth Session

“I enjoyed cooking at Blaydon, tasting foods and learning about Syrian culture.”

“I made new friends, found new confidence and learned new skills.”

NCS Pathfinders

Quotes From Members

100% of members rated the services/support they received from NE Youth as Excellent, Very Good or Good.


“We are delighted to have gained the Silver Ambition Quality Mark Award and are looking forward to getting started with Gold. In this challenging funding climate anything that we can do to demonstrate our high standards and effective practices is well worth it!”

Stepney Bank Stables

“I love the Resource pool, I think it’s fantastic; I am a real advocate of pooling resources.”

Albermarle Army Barracks

“Excellent value for money – very friendly and supportive staff. all proactive in getting things done.”

“Great support when needed, fully committed to organisations of all sizes working with young people”

“Great support when needed, fully committed to organisations of all sizes working with young people”

“I think NE Youth is a fantastic, supportive organisation and provided us, as a brand new charity, with a wealth of information and support“

“I always feel extremely well supported by NE Youth in my isolated role, delivering geographically targeted play, youth and community work. Their advice, guidance and listening ear offers practical and professional support and reassurance. There is nothing I would require in addition to or instead of current support“

“I value being a member of NE Youth and hope we can continue to work together in the future“

“Very progressive, and excellent support from senior workers“

“NE Youth is a first class organisation“

“I love the fact they reach out and get in touch with members and non-members alike. They constantly encourage people and organisations to get in touch for assistance and/or help with the services they can provide”

Various Members

Quotes From Partners & Sponsors


“NE Youth is one of Ambition’s exemplary members. Their impeccable service delivery, best practice in quality and impact measurement and fantastic staff team have contributed to the success of numerous joint initiatives over the years, particularly in the areas of quality,training, funding and programmes.”

Emma Revie (CEO – Ambition)

“Sports Leaders UK have valued the opportunity to work in partnership with NE Youth and grow sports leadership options for its members and wider afield. From working with NE Youth we have been able to offer training, guidance and support to clubs to access tutor training and delivery information, in turn allowing clubs to deliver sports leadership qualifications directly back to their young people and create a sustainable programme for the future.”

Emily Burns – North East & North West England, Scotland and Northern Ireland Partnerships Officer Sports Leaders UK

“Thank you very much for organising such a wonderful event – we had a most enjoyable day on the Thursday with great fun being had by all.  Bywell is a superb venue and we were looked after very well by the whole team. The lunch was very good and thoroughly enjoyed by myself and my guests.I hope the whole event was a great success and that a lot of money was raised for such a well deserving cause.”

Rory Wilson of Northumberland Estates on the 2016 Clay Pigeon Shoot Event

“We were delighted to sponsor the NE Youth Soccer Sixes Tournament again this year.  Congratulations to all the winners and to everyone involved in making the event such a success.”

Alex Lamb, Chairman of British Engines

“I think the Rugbyworks programme is fantastic as it gives opportunities for some of our students who may be less confident or reluctant to participate in other activities and to test themselves and come out of their comfort zones. The chance to visit Bidvest recently was a thoroughly enjoyable one and I feel a lot of our students will benefit massively from being able to access these employment opportunities.” 

Furrowfield School

“We are always impressed with the innovative approach NE Youth use to work with our young people on RugbyWorks in difficult settings.  They are getting great traction with the young people and schools in turning these young lives around.  We are excited about working with them to expand the programme further in the North East”  

Lawrence Dallaglio (Founder – Dallaglio Foundation)