About Us


Thrive is an award winning organisation working in Teesside aiming to close the gap between the rich and the poor by supporting low-income communities to enact change.

We do this through research, mentor support and by taking local action: bringing together local people and institutions, supporting them to take action and campaign for social justice.

We have three paid members of staff, a group of 12 dedicated volunteers and a Board of Trustees with 2 advisors (7 in total) Thrive has been able to get the voice of people in poverty to those in power in a way no other grassroots organisation in Teesside has.  Many organizations have spokespeople, support workers, advisors and CEO’s speaking for their service users, but Thrive, sticking to our principle of ‘never do for others what they can do for themselves’, has people with direct experience of poverty and financial and social exclusion regularly changing their community and speaking out.



Latest News

Church Action on Poverty 2021 Calendar
Thrive Teesside are one of the organisations
featured in Church Action on Poverty's
2021 Calendar.
Thriving Teesside Special Edition
The #IDEP2020 Special Edition version of our book
Thriving Teesside is available to read now.
Raise Child Benefit Campaign
We are calling upon the government to raise Child Benefit to £50 per child per week.
Thriving Women Special Edition
The International Women's Day special edition
version of our book Thriving Women is
available to read.
Thriving Teesside
Our book Thriving Teesside is
available to read now.
Thriving Women
Our book Thriving Women is
available to read.
Poverty2solutions
Our campaign seeks to enact the
Socio-economic duty.
APLE
Thrive on a national level- The APLE Collective. Working together with organisations that support us to take positive action to eradicate poverty.
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Taking action both locally and nationally.
Take a look at our current projects.
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We finally launched our Books!
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