The parish of Bywell with Stocksfield supports the work of the Children's Society. Below are details of the two programmes based on Tyneside and the nearest shops.
SCARPA (click here for further information) provides targeted youth support to young people who go missing or are at risk of sexual exploitation. The service is delivered from Brunswick Methodist Church in Newcastle city centre.
SMART (click here for further information) works with asylum seeking, refugee and migrant children, young people and families within Newcastle to ensure they are able to stay safe, enjoy a good childhood and settle successfully into life in Newcastle.
The nearest shops run by the society are at Blaydon (25 The Precinct, Wesley Court, Blaydon-on-Tyne NE21 5BT Phone: 091 414 6990) and at Consett (12 Middle Street, ConsettDH8 5QJ Phone: 01207 591314)