Programmes


Bright Futures Personal Safety App

The Bright Futures Personal Safety App can be found on the App Store under ‘Bright Futures Personal Safety App’ and in Google Play under ‘Bright Futures’. The App provides a range of information, advice and sources of support for children, young people and parents around a range of issues which may affect them. Please download […]

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Detached Youth Work

Bright Futures carry out detached work four evenings a week. The role of outreach/detached youth work is varied; the aim is to engage young people in a range of settings including streets, shopping centres, and local parks at times that are appropriate to them and on their terms. Youth workers attempt to develop a relationship […]

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Education and Prevention Work

Bright Futures are an accredited centre with One Awards delivering a range of qualifications. We work in secondary schools, colleges and with community groups across Tyne and Wear delivering accredited courses including the following short courses, Life and Social Development, Managing and Maintaining Healthy Relationships and Young Women’s Safety Programme. Life and Social Development aims to […]

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Community Ambassadors Programme

The Community Ambassadors is a project funded through National housing provider Clarion Housing Group. The aim of the project is to recruit young people living in and around Clarion Housing Group properties and support them to make a positive difference in their communities. The programme has been running for 4 years and consists of groups […]

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Project Sanctuary

In October 2015 Bright Futures were commissioned by Northumbria Police to work as part of Project Sanctuary delivering education and prevention work to young women across Tyne and Wear. Operation Sanctuary is a multi-agency response led by Northumbria Police to address the growing number of child sexual exploitation (CSE) cases in the region. It aims […]

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Young Males Work

Although Bright Futures Young Women’s project is predominantly a female focused youth provision, it also has an active male provision operating two evenings a week offering a range of positive activities. Male only sessions are delivered on a Wednesday and Thursday evening between the times of 5pm – 8.30pm and are split between fun sports […]

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Mini Ambassadors Programme

Each week Bright Futures facilitate a community group for girls aged 4 years up to 11 years at the Sutton Hall, South Shields. The group aims to raise the confidence of young girls, encouraging them to increase their friendships groups through games, arts and crafts, sporting activities and much more. The girls have lots of […]

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Young Mums Groups

Bright Futures work closely with the Children’s Centre staff to run two young mums groups, one at Jarrow Children’s Centre on Friday mornings 10am to 11.30am and another at Biddick Hall Children’s Centre on Tuesdays at 1.30 to 3pm.All young mums and mums to be under the age of 25 years are welcome to come […]

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Employability Programme

Bright Futures work with young women aged 16 to 25 who are unemployed offering them the chance to gain new skills, qualifications and career prospects whilst tackling some of the root cause of their disadvantage including offending, substance misuse, homelessness and domestic abuse. We focus on prevention and early education, overcoming problems to unemployment through […]

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Staff Profiles

Charlotte Faram – Project Worker Joined Bright Futures 2015 Charlotte has a significant history in working with survivors of Domestic Abuse and within the Mental Health sector. Charlotte delivers accredited courses and offers 1:1 support to young women who may be at risk or have been affected by grooming and exploitation. “I’m thrilled to be […]

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