D2 provides a vital resource for young people living in Newbiggin Hall Estate, Newcastle.
Over the last 25 years, the project has helped hundreds of young people aged 13-25 to overcome the challenges they face and empower them to reach their full potential.
The trusted team are firmly at the heart of the close-knit community and are committed to ensuring the estate is a better place to live for all.Visit Website
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How we helped
Offering a safe and nurturing environment, D2 works closely with young people to respond to their needs, develop their skills, and grow their confidence.
Trained and trusted staff provide one-to-one advice on a wide range of issues including sexual health and relationships, drugs and alcohol, and education and training.
“Funding helps us to develop young people’s untapped skills and build their confidence”
The project also organises activities ranging from breastfeeding support for new mums to afternoon teas for older people that aim to bridge the gap between the generations and foster a stronger community spirit.
A constant and trusted presence on the estate, the project also supports families and links with other organisations and agencies who are working to improve life for people of all ages in the area.
“We are delighted with the financial support we receive from the LGA Foundation which enables us to continue our vital work on Newbiggin Hall Estate and achieve better outcomes for vulnerable young people in need of our help.” Angela Smith, Manager, D2
“Angela and the team at D2 are clearly passionate about their work and we hope that this funding will help them to continue making a vital difference to young people in Newbiggin Hall Estate.” John Flynn, trustee, LGA Foundation