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5 December 2016

Dame Kelly Holmes Vows To Change Lives of Newcastle’s Young People

Olympic hero Dame Kelly Holmes joined Changing Lives in Newcastle to celebrate the success of local young people who had completed the Get on Track programme over the summer.

Get on Track is a national programme for the Dame Kelly Holmes Trust using mentor athletes to help disadvantaged young people change their lives for the better. In Newcastle, Changing Lives was the delivery partner of the Get on Track programme…

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2 December 2016

1 December 2016

Newcastle Integrated Domestic Abuse Service (NIDAS) Launches

Changing Lives are pleased to announce our brand new integrated domestic violence service for Newcastle.

From 1st December 2016, in partnership with the Thirteen Group, we will be delivering a brand new service in the city, which integrates accommodation, support and outreach activities for people experiencing domestic violence and abuse.

The Newcastle Integrated Domestic Abuse Service (NIDAS) will provide:

16 November 2016

Amber Project Gets National Recognition For Changing Lives in Doncaster

Our Amber project, which is an outreach service working with people involved in sex work in Doncaster, has been shortlisted for the Howard Trust for Penal Reform Community Awards after being nominated by South Yorkshire Police.

The Amber Project has helped people working in the town’s sex trade for the last two years, and is run in partnership with Doncaster Council.

Every week, a dedicated team patrol the streets in the area of Doncaster known for sex…

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22 September 2016

From pier to peer: how a staff member with lived experience hopes to unite the recovery community in South Tyneside

A staff member in recovery from substance misuse has organised a 7-mile recovery walk from South Shields to Sunderland to raise awareness of the recovery community during National Recovery Month. Tony Jefferson, who has previously used the addiction services provided by Changing Lives, and is now employed by us to help others like him, hopes the walk will create a sense of unity in South Tyneside surrounding the subject of recovery.

He said, ‘I have been here nearly 18 months, and I haven’t seen much promotion of recovery in South Tyneside or in Sunderland, which is where I successfully came through my own recovery’.

The walk will take in the coastal views…

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