We help people to get further by working together

The Millin Charity has helped thousands of local people facing significant challenges, experiencing isolation or simply running out of options and not sure where to go next. By providing access to a support network of peers and services in the local community each person is able to find the help that best suits their own needs; through working together they have become socially and economically empowered, and able to make a much more active contribution to the local community.

Community-based support that makes a difference

Enterprise Training

A unique programme of enterprise-based accredited training, workshops and support for women to explore the potential of self-employment.

Local Credit Union

Volunteer-run MoneyWise credit union branch every Thursday from 10.30 to 11.30 am at our centre at The Beacon in the West End of Newcastle.

Trading Collective

An innovative project led by local women who volunteer their time in return for training, qualifications and real enterprise experience.

Trading Experiences

Community markets and pop-up trading stalls that give local women the chance to try out selling the products they have made at home.

Enterprise Grants

Fundraising and distribution of small enterprise grants to reduce the financial risk that can get in the way of women starting to trade.

Local Projects

Projects that help families in the West End of Newcastle to access the services they need and that improve the local community.

Women’s Trading Collective launches!

Women’s Trading Collective launches!

Thanks to funding from Big Lotteries Reaching Communities, we are so pleased to launch our brand new Women’s Trading Collective, a unique women-led community enterprise project.

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Welcome to new Trustee Kerrey Baker

Welcome to new Trustee Kerrey Baker

We are so pleased to welcome Kerrey Baker, Head of Member Engagement with Newcastle-based social lender Shared Interest Society, as the latest Trustee to join the Board of The Millin Charity.

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A successful pilot in Gateshead!

A successful pilot in Gateshead!

Our first venture into Gateshead has been a huge success, with over 50 women participating in the Local Women Local Enterprise pilot project funded by Gateshead Council and Big Lottery Awards for All.

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