How To Find Us

  • Sir James Spence Institute,
    RVI,
    Queen Victoria Road,
    Newcastle upon Tyne,
    NE1 4LP
    United Kingdom

MAM: Make a Million

This Year we are celebrating our 30th year of supporting children and young people across the North East. Let’s celebrate this together.

Our Impact

Our annual impact report provides a glimpse of some of our amazing achievements and how The Children's Foundation have supported children and families throughout the last year to read the 2022-23 full report

We are Hiring!

Come and join the TCF team! Could you be our new Baby box project lead, or out next Fundraising and events co-ordinator?

The Baby Box Report

The findings from the first Baby Box pilot project (50 boxes delivered in Gateshead) is now available to read here.

We are a small independent children’s charity, founded in 1990 in Newcastle upon Tyne, when the North East had the worst levels of child health in the country (Government report Health of the Nation 1990). Our ‘Yellow Brick Road Appeal’ raised £12M to build The Sir James Spence Institute of Child Health, a home for research into childhood ill –health, a building we gifted to the NHS. In return we occupy a small office within the building and are supported by the Trust with IT. So, while we have NHS emails it’s important to stress that The Children’s Foundation is an independent charity and receives no statutory funding at all.

Today we continue to improve the health and well-being of the most vulnerable and marginalised children and young people from birth to 18 in the North East by Making Serious Stuff Fun!

We have launched the Baby Box Project. The baby box is all about supporting babies in the North East to have the best start in life. Visit the Baby Box page to find out more about how you could help.

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Recent Posts

From the Foundation

MATERNAL MENTAL HEALTH WEEK: PROVIDING A ‘MOMENT OF CALM’ FOR NEW MAMS

1 May 2024

MATERNAL MENTAL HEALTH WEEK: PROVIDING A ‘MOMENT OF CALM’ FOR NEW MAMS

1 May 2024

ADDRESSING CHILD POVERTY IN THE NORTH EAST ONE BABY BOX AT A TIME

18 April 2024

ADDRESSING CHILD POVERTY IN THE NORTH EAST ONE BABY BOX AT A TIME

18 April 2024

THE NORTH EAST ‘GHOST CHILDREN’ – SUPPORTING THE PUPILS WHO NEVER CAME BACK TO THE CLASSROOM

4 March 2024

THE NORTH EAST ‘GHOST CHILDREN’ – SUPPORTING THE PUPILS WHO NEVER CAME BACK TO THE CLASSROOM

4 March 2024

MATERNAL MENTAL HEALTH WEEK: PROVIDING A ‘MOMENT OF CALM’ FOR NEW MAMS

1 May 2024

MATERNAL MENTAL HEALTH WEEK: PROVIDING A ‘MOMENT OF CALM’ FOR NEW MAMS

1 May 2024

ADDRESSING CHILD POVERTY IN THE NORTH EAST ONE BABY BOX AT A TIME

18 April 2024

ADDRESSING CHILD POVERTY IN THE NORTH EAST ONE BABY BOX AT A TIME

18 April 2024

THE NORTH EAST ‘GHOST CHILDREN’ – SUPPORTING THE PUPILS WHO NEVER CAME BACK TO THE CLASSROOM

4 March 2024

THE NORTH EAST ‘GHOST CHILDREN’ – SUPPORTING THE PUPILS WHO NEVER CAME BACK TO THE CLASSROOM

4 March 2024