#ChangingTheGameUK is a not for profit organisation based in Newcastle Upon Tyne.
Founded in 2020, it set out on a journey to support anyone who may be affected by mental health related issues in a bid to prevent any more suffering caused by suicide.
Changing the Game provides FREE* mental health support for anyone who may have their quality of life impacted by a mental health related issue.
100% of donations go towards treatment and support for its clients.
Cranstoun believes in empowering people and empowering change. It is a social justice and harm reduction charity. Cranstoun works across the areas of substance use, criminal justice, domestic abuse, housing and young people. Its criminal justice work is evidence-informed and supported by its expertise in substance use and domestic abuse and the benefits of a trauma-informed response. Cranstoun believes in creating whole system change, providing the right intervention at the right time and reaching people where they are at.
Innovation Unit works to provide systems change for the public sector; growing and scaling the boldest and best innovations that deliver long-term impact for people, address persistent inequalities, and transform the systems that surround them. Innovation Unit’s innovation and impact formula combines decades of practical experience with recent research, to help partners design new solutions, implement them successfully and take them to scale for greater impact.
Fresh Youth Perspectives was established in 2018 when a group of mums of Black and minority ethnic children living in Brighton got together to start a discussion between parents and carers, their children and local services about the wellbeing of young people. Fresh Youth Perspectives believes that by encouraging parental involvement and educating services about the needs of excluded young people, we can make a positive change to young people’s lives.
Odd Arts is a theatre organisation that works within criminal justice, health and community settings. It uses theatre to reduce risk and inequalities and increase opportunities for people facing the greatest level of discrimination, disadvantage and barriers. It does this through therapeutic theatre workshops, performance workshop tours and community-led social action projects using the arts.
Race on the Agenda (ROTA) is a social policy research organisation that focuses on issues impacting on Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities. Its policy priorities are mental health, education and criminal justice. Working with communities impacted by systemic racism, ROTA helps create the policies and practices to tackle inequality.
The New Horizon Youth Centre is a day centre for 16 to 24-year-olds who find themselves homeless or needing help, whether due to family breakdown, domestic abuse, poverty, experiences of violence, or war and persecution in their home country.
We Are With You delivers support and raises awareness around drugs, alcohol and mental health.
The Social Interest Group provides person-centred social and health care solutions. Utilising strength-based models of working, it specialises in rehabilitating and supporting people who have complex needs.
The St Giles Trust aims to help break the cycle of prison, crime and disadvantage and create safer communities by supporting people to change their lives. It uses expertise and real-life past experiences to empower people
Shekinah provides supports people experiencing homelessness, drug and alcohol issues, offending behaviours or mental ill health. Shekinah’s Make Amends service provides restorative justice to people affected by crime, conflict, anti-social behaviour or harms caused by others.
Samaritans trains people in prison to provide emotional support to their peers, with the aim of reducing self-harm and suicide.
The Revolving Doors Agency is a charity working across England to change systems, improve services for people with multiple problems who are in contact with the criminal justice system, and end the revolving door of crime.
Project 507 is a social enterprise that develops evidence-based solutions to address violence within the criminal justice system and community.
P3 is a charity and social enterprise that runs a variety of services across the UK to give everyone the chance to be part of the community they live in and feel connected to society.
The Mental Health Foundation is the UK’s charity for everyone’s mental health. With prevention at the heart of what it does, the Mental Health Foundation aims to find and address the sources of mental health problems so that people and communities can thrive.
Through mentoring, group activities, community building and co-production, Community Led Initiatives removes barriers to community inclusion for people who are socially excluded, facing complex issues such as drug and alcohol misuse, homelessness, offending and mental ill-health.
Browns Community Services focuses on breaking trans-generational cycles and transforming the lives and wellbeing of socially excluded, disadvantaged and vulnerable people with complex and multiple needs.
Catch22 designs and delivers public services that build resilience and aspiration in people and communities.
Khulisa works with young people in schools, prisons and in the community, helping them to understand and tackle the root causes of their violent and anti-social behaviours. It does this by placing wellbeing at the heart of rehabilitation; it provides intensive therapeutic support to help young people build self-awareness and emotional resilience.