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The Tees Valley Pathways Programme forms part of the Youth Employment Initiative. The Groundwork North East & Cumbria Youth Team work across the Tees Valley and if you are aged 15 to 29 years old and either unemployed or inactive then we can support you to progress into employment, education and training.

 We do this through: -


  • One to One support combined with an exciting set of activities which will you provide you with new skills and valuable experience.


  • Pathway Programme which will offer you with the opportunity to gain a qualification while receiving practical experience within sectors such as Horticulture, Youth Work, Marketing, Manufacturing and Business Admin.


  • Enterprise Camp Programme which provides you with the opportunity to explore and expand your entrepreneurial skills by participating in our exciting outward bound residential.


The Tees Valley Pathways Programme will support 6,040 young people aged 15 to 29 years old across the Tees Valley who are unemployed or NEET with the aim of progressing the individuals into education, employment, training or self-employment. The programme is supported under the Youth Employment Initiative and delivered by a consortium of organisations from the Public, Private and Voluntary Sector. The programme is part-funded by the European Social Fund and Youth Employment Initiative as part of the 2014-2020 European Structural & Investment Funds Growth Programme in England.


If you would like to be involved phone 07791 076427 or email