Patchy central

This is where it all happens right on the high street in Benwell. From our open-door drop in, to evening group work sessions.


Weekly Groups include:

Mondays – Mixed Group (8-12yrs ish) now at PATCHWORK2
Tuesdays – Younger Lads Groups (10 -14yrs)
and (14- 17yrs) alternate weeks
Wednesdays – Lasses Group (15-18yrs)
Thursdays – Mixed Slovak/Czech Group (12-19yrs ish)
2 groups alternate weeks
Fridays – Activity/bike ride (various ages) Alternate weeks

Other groups:
Duke of Edinburgh Award (14-25yrs)
Allotment & cook group(16-25yrs) * 14yrs by arrangement

Various friendship groups e.g.
teen lads groups 14-16yrs
teen lasses groups 13-16yrs
teen slovak/Czech lasses groups 16-19yrs
older lads groups 16-22yrs ish

Individual work including support/advice/mentoring/coaching
work with young offenders
work with young parents
Accredited learning via NVQs
Support, Advice & Guidance, Advocacy

Also: Moneywise Credit Union Savings Scheme
C’Card & Chlamydia Testing

Also: Detached ~ youth workers working on the streets in and around Benwell meeting young people, parents and families

Please note:
During all school holiday periods our groups and detached sessions go on hold as we switch to our holiday programme activities. This sees the youth workers out and about with groups 5 days a week making the most of the holidays 🙂

Location map:

A Neighbourhood Youth Project in Newcastle Upon Tyne