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* Breaking the Cycle

Mission Statement

We are Breaking the Cycle. 

 

Breaking the Cycle is a specialist counselling service providing 1-1 counselling support to children and young people  aged 4 – 16 years old whose family life has been affected by domestic abuse.  This service is for children and young people who live in Newcastle and who no longer live with the abusive adult. 

 

Our counsellors are members of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists, or other relevant professional bodies.  Our counsellors work in accordance with their relevant ethical framework, keeping the client at the centre of their work.   

 

We know that domestic abuse can affect children and young people in many ways and they often display signs of trauma linked to this domestic abuse. We will listen to your thoughts and feelings and we will support you to express them.

 

 

 

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* Galafield Community Centre

Mission Statement

Help end isolation by supporting the Community Cafe

                                               

Action for Children is a national charity that supports and speaks out on behalf of the most vulnerable and neglected children and young people in the heart of communities throughout the UK.  In Newcastle we run the Galafield Community Hub and Cafe, In the Outer West of the City.

The Galafield Community Hub is a thriving centre serving the whole community. We have sports and leisure activities; support groups; dance; new babies sessions and adult learning. Alongside this we have specialist support when needed such as benefits advice, family support and a Foodbank. The Community Cafe is a new venture at the heart of the centre. This is a welcoming and friendly place for people to drop in and relax. We are providing the space for people to re-connect and end the isolation that COVID has imposed.

Our values

Passion - we are driven by our desire to help children and young people overcome injustice and disadvantage

Equality - we believe all children and young people have equal worth and equal rights

Hope - we believe in a child or young person's potential, no matter what they have experienced or what they have done

Community Cafe Assistant

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