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Moving On Tyne & Wear

Our projects

Pathways Project

Tyne and Wear wide

The Pathways project provides tailored employment support for people with autism or learning difficulties. Specialist teams of Health Pathways officers and Job Coaches work with participants who have additional needs to get them closer to work.


Women’s Engagement

Tyne and Wear wide

This project aims to inspire and support Moving on Tyne and Wear’s Programme Team and delivery partners to coordinate activities relating to engaging the hardest to reach women.


North Tyneside Training and Volunteering

North  Tyneside

Our North Tyneside delivery partners, VODA and North Tyneside Council, offer tailored training and volunteering opportunities to help local residents gain valuable employability skills.


Employer Engagement

Our Employer Engagement team connects businesses with our talented pool of participants. As well as helping to create job opportunities for the people on the programme, the team deliver training to organisations across the area about how to be a more inclusive employer. Our trusted employer database is just one of the ways an employer can improve their CSR offer by getting involved in the project.

Visit the employer engagement area of the website for more information.


Past Projects

Long-Term Condition Project

South Tyneside

This project worked with over 50s in South Tyneside through group activities. This South Tyneside innovation project facilitated sessions such a ‘Gym Buddies’ and ‘Brain Gym’ where people work on their physical and mental health. Participants can still access some of these sessions.

Peer Research Project


MOTW recruited participants with histories of substance misuse to research the connection between addiction and unemployment. The report is now live and the work is being shared with local services.

Peer Support & Social Prescribing Project


The original project consisted of Mental Health Concern, HealthWORKS, and Newcastle United Foundation delivering a programme of peer mentoring to encourage participants to make lifestyle and behavioural changes which will improve health, wellbeing and employability. A toolkit has been produced which will be disseminated across the programme and partners.

STEM Innovation Project

North Tyneside

Through volunteering opportunities, this project helped introduce people in North Tyneside to the world of STEM.

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