Newcastle Family Centre at Cowgate

Welcome to the Newcastle Family Centre at Cowgate.

We hope you’ll enjoy the community facilities here, including Castle Nurseries at Montagu, children North East and Barnardos.


Barnardos provide support for parents, carers and families in the community and in diverse cultural circumstances.

Guidance and advice aimed at supporting vulnerable children and their families

Barnardos protect, support and nurture the UK’s most vulnerable children, helping hundreds of thousands of children, young people, parents and carers via our 1000+ services across the UK.

Castle Nurseries at Montagu

Nursery run by Castle Nurseries Newcastle City Council 2yr old and pre school children benefit from well resourced play spaces that offer vast range of fun and exciting activities for all.

Contact – 0191 2771783

Sporting Chance

Children North East

Children North East provided services at Cowgate.

Family Support in the community
Family support drop in
Early Years Stay and Play sessions
Domestic Abuse Services
Home and Community Safety
Paediatric First Aid
Mental Health First Aid
Parenting/Family including:-

  • Todays Teens programme
  • Safeguarding Futures programme
  • Preparing For Baby programme
  • Contact Services Centre
  • Community Cafe
  • Toy Library
  • Food Parcels
  • Children’s resource packs
  • New PIP services – Parent infant mental health Psychotherapy Service

Contact Cowgate


Houghton Avenue
Cowgate Community Centre
Newcastle upon Tyne