Bridge Project

 The Bridge Project brings together Partners and Agencies in Northumberland to improve people's lives, create opportunities and make a positive contribution to Northumberland communities and the regional economy. You can read more about the Bridge Partnership by clicking the link below.


Led by Northumberland County Council, Bridge are working with people who face the biggest barriers and challenges, no matter what, to connecting or reconnecting with education, training, volunteering and work. Working together with a number of Partner organisations, each organisation has been handpicked to deliver the project based on their varied specialisms working with people and communities with financial issues, mental health issues, building employment skills, volunteering among many more...

The Bridge Project is funded by the European Social Fund and National Lottery. The project has received up to £3.4 million of funding from the National Lottery Community Fund and the European Social Fund as part of the Building Better Opportunities Programme which is part of the 2014-2020 European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme in England. The Department for Work and Pensions is the Managing Authority for the England European Social Fund Programme. Established by the European Union, the European Social Fund helps local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects which will support skills development, employment and job creation, social inclusion and local community regeneration. You can read more about the fund here:


If you live in Northumberland and are unemployed or economically inactive, call the office mobile 07889 957484 to speak to a friendly member of staff, or you can speak to our Bridge Worker, Tom, directly on 07826 554621 or Amanda, Bridge Co-ordinator, on 07818 511679 to find out whether you could benefit from being a part of this project. You can also find out more by clicking the button below.