We work with migrant, asylum-seeking and refugee children, young people and families in Newcastle and offer training to partner agencies that support these young people and their families
Who is this service available to?
We have five strands of work to support families and young people:
New to Newcastle Drop-In
This weekly drop-in provides a chance for families to access SMART project workers and workers from other agencies, with interpreter support.
When: Mondays 10am-12pm
Where: Brunswick Methodist Church, Church Hall
One to one pre-booked appointments for service users to resolve more complex matters.
When: Tuesdays 10.30am – 12.30pm
Where: SMART offices
Individual Targeted Support
Practical, emotional and skills based support so children stay safe, enjoy a good childhood and have increased wellbeing. We operate within the Common Assessment Framework and are often part of a multi-agency team around a family.
SMART runs a rolling programme of social activities to prevent isolation, encourage family activities, promote orientation in Newcastle and enhance diversity and cohesion.
We also run a monthly parents group at Brunswick Methodist Church.
A rolling programme of support workshops for partner agencies to access.
How to access this service
Please contact project to discuss referral and obtain a referral form. Families and young people can attend our weekly New to Newcastle drop-in to self-refer.
Service manager: Rosie Tapsfield