There are a number of services and organisations for young people within Gateshead.
Connexions is a service for young people aged 13 to 19, bringing together a number of organisations which work with young people, including careers and youth services, so all the help they may need is under one roof. Connexions Tyne and Wear offers help to young people with special needs up to the age of 25.
Gateshead Youth Council is an organisation that is forward thinking, has been in existence since 1979 and is youth centred, youth focused and youth led.
It targets young people aged 11-25 and carries a broad remit which is reflected in the diverse range of youth issues and activities that it is involved in on a local, regional, national and international basis.
For information about other societies, organisations and clubs for young people please visit the OurGateshead website.