Deckham Dragonflies
 
Deckham dragonflies are a parent and toddler group that runs on Mondays from 10-12 during term time. The group is run within the Community Centre by staff and volunteers from sure start children’s centres and is fun filled session for parents/carers and children to meet new friends. The session consists of free play, with arts, crafts and messy activities available for children to explore within a safe environment. A small song-time is also included followed by a healthy snack. Staff are on hand to give advice and support to parents with anyone’s queries or worries they may have and to help families to access services that may be available to them. No booking required just shows up on the day! For ages 0-5 babies are welcome in the group. Hope to see you soon.
For more information call: 0191 433 6540

Flawless Youth Inclusion Project
 
This is an integrated youth club session for young people, specifically aimed at young people who have disabilities and / or learning difficulties. This is an inclusive group, which means that one of its key aims is to include not exclude, as well as promote equality, positive images and healthy life styles and choices. This session is for young people aged 13 – 25.

Elgin Senior Citizens

This is a group for anyone aged 50+ to meet people, make new friends and play bingo whilst enjoying light refreshments.

'Our Say, Our Way'

This is a session ran by 'Home Group' for young people who would like to influence what is happening in their local community. This session is for young people aged 11 - 22.

The Central Area Youth Forum

This is a group for young people to attend, the Central Area Youth Forum is an issue based session where young people organise topical events and activities to raise awareness about relevant issues, i.e, alcohol, drugs, crime etc. This is for young people aged 13 - 25.

Issue Based Drop In

This is a 1 hour drop in for young people to attend to get information regarding sexual health, drug & alcohol issues' healthy lifestyles and also education / employment. This session is for young people aged 13 - 25.

Young Women's Group

A youth club specifically for young women to attend to discuss issues, take part in interactive and innovating activities and also exciting trips out. This group is for young people aged 11 - 25.

The Craft Club

A group for anyone who is 50+ to attend who has a passion for sewing, arts and crafts of any kind. This group is friendly and welcoming and is a great way to meet new people and make new friends.

Senior Youth Club

A young peoples youth club where they can relax, chill out and discuss any issue they feel is important or they would like more information about. The session consists of outdoor sports, team games, problem solving activities and also fun trips out. This youth club is for young people aged 11 - 25. 

Detached / Streetbased Youth Work (Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday Evenings).

This session involves members of staff contacting young people on the streets of their local community, establishing a working relationship with them and working with them in various ways, including issue based work.

AGAPE
 
We are a Pentecostal church that believes in the Triune God, preaching the good news of salvation to every creature. Currently, we have about 30 adults and 10 children in Newcastle / Gateshead area and use Deckham Community Centre for our Sunday Service and saints homes for midweek meetings.
 
Our mission is to reach out through the love of God, and communicate the messages of the Christian Gospel and the way of life to all people regardless of their age, racial, social, religious or sexual background. To demonstrate by integrating and actively involving all such people in the life of our church the working of a truly inclusive community of believers. To bring real and demonstrate help relief to such people suffering spiritual, emotional, or physical need (John 3v16 – 17; Romans 15v13). Finding the lost and equipping the found. God bless you!
James Zinyongo
Attaché / Elder


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