Diverse Pathways

Diverse Pathways

Employment Services

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Introduction to Service

At Diverse Pathways it is our mission to empower individuals to feel confident in taking their next steps, whether that’s towards employment, social engagement or improving their mental and physical wellbeing.

Aimed at those who are neurodivergent, have learning difficulties and disabilities, or are experiencing poor mental health, Diverse Pathways recognises and celebrates the difference in us all.

Our support is tailored to the needs, strengths and interests of each individual and our dedicated team works closely with participants to break down barriers, enabling them to fulfil their potential and to do the things that matter most to them.

Key Information

We offer:

  • Dedicated team of coaches who can meet you in your local area
  • Tailored 121 Individual Action Plan and Goals to meet your needs
  • A range of activities and support available including
  • Financial/Benefits Advice, Learning Opportunities, Training, Confidence Building, Mental Health Support and much more.

How to access

We can take self referrals or professional referrals through our dedicated website - link below - or you can get in touch via employment@ne-as.org.uk.

How to contact

Get in touch with the team at employment@ne-as.org.uk

Are you eligible

Diverse Pathways supports adults 18+ who are neurodiverse or have a Mental Health Condition - This can be diagnosed, self-diagnosed or on an assessment pathway.

Not eligible for this service?

Check out our service index below to find all of the services we currently offer which you can filter by location, service type and also by type of referral. Click "I am referring myself, a friend or a family member" to find services you can personally refer to.

Find Support


You can find out more about how Diverse Pathways is designed to help the residents of Gateshead, and also make a self-referral, by visiting the website below.

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