Charity information

The Key

The Key is a North East based charity which exists to inspire belief in young people. For over 24 years, we’ve had a strong track record for making a positive impact upon the lives of some of the regions most disadvantaged and vulnerable young people by providing them with the opportunities they need, and the support they deserve, to develop important personal and social skills by engaging them in The Key Framework.

Founded 1992

  • Mission statement

    We want to help young people discover what they’re capable of and generate the drive and determination to find something meaningful with it.

  • Aims

    The Key aims to:

    • We want to create a world where young people believe in their ideas and take responsibility for living them.
  • Overview

    Established: July 1992

    Registered Charity Number: 1093569

    Board members: 9

    Full time staff: 6

    Part time staff: 3

    Volunteers: 20

    Phone number: 0191 731 7830

    Address: The Key, 32 Kingsway House, Team Valley, Gateshead, NE110HW NE110HW

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  • Keyfund in action

    Keyfund provides incremental grants of £250-£2000 to groups of Young People; giving them... More