Meadow Well Connected

Meadow Well Connected

Charity information

Meadow Well Connected

Meadow Well Connected is a community organisation based in the centre of Riverside & Chirton wards providing advice & support to residents to gain employment skills and take ownership of their life chances.

We support adults with learning differences & pupils at risk of exclusion in our Joinery workshop and 5 acre gardens.

We offer an after school Kids Club for children aged 8-13 where they can gain skills & confidence and get a hot meal 4 nights a week.

We're a charity & social enterprise

Founded 1994

  • Mission statement

    Our vision is a vibrant, economically independent Meadow Well community.

    Our mission is to facilitate and support our residents to take charge of their lives and have the power to make the decisions that matter to them and their community.

  • Aims

    Meadow Well Connected aims to:

    • To support residents to gain the knowledge, skills and confidence to make effective life choices enabling them to become economically active through work or self employment
    • To provide a safe place for children aged 8-13 to be supported after school with friends, activities, homework support, IT skills and a healthy meal. To offer them a chance to run their own projects
    • To provide an effective model to support adults with problematic relationship with alcohol by helping them develop reduction plans and signposting them to other services and helping them find work
    • To enable adults with learning differences to gain skills and confidence through our Seeds of Change gardening project or Barn Joinery project
    • To enable pupils at risk of exclusion to re-engage with education through our Seeds of Change gardening project or Barn Joinery project
  • Overview

    Established: July 1994

    Registered Charity Number: 1070839

    Board members: 7

    Full time staff: 6

    Part time staff: 6

    Volunteers: 25

    Phone number: 0191 341 0033

    Address: The Meadows NE29 6BA

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  • Keeping Seeds of Change Safe

    Following a spate of vandalism in our community gardens we urgently need to upgrade the se... More