Welcome to our new Patron, Paralympian Stephen Miller MBE !

We are thrilled to welcome Paralympic Champion Stephen Miller MBE as our new Patron. Talking about his new role Stephen said “I’m really excited to support Families First North East I believe in their ethos and ambition to help more families. It’s important when you don’t have confidence or belief in yourself that you have a positive support network around you. I’ve seen Families First North East give that life changing personalised support by instilling confidence and raising aspirations. I’d encourage you all to think about how you can help them continue their work now and, in the future”.

Chair of Trustees, Pamela Hargreaves explains. “We’re honoured Stephen has agreed to join the Families First family. His desire to challenge barriers aligns perfectly with our values to instil confidence in others to live a fulfilled life. For a child with a disability they can face multiple challenges. We play an important role in helping them to socialise, to try new activities and to be independent. Thanks to Stephen we can bring more attention to the important impact we’ve had in Hartlepool for the last 30 years and in the future help more families that need our support”.