1994

TEN takes off with 4 staff led by Derek Rosamond and financed by the Henry Smith charity.

1994

1995

TEN beats it’s target by getting 10% more into jobs in the 1st year.

1995

1996

7 drop-in centres established throughout South Tyneside.

1996

1999

Launch of South Tyneside into Work Support Directory.

1999

2000

Working in partnership with 42 organisations.

2000

2001

New job search advice shop opens and 14 drop-in centres in operation.

2001

TEN IS 10

10,000 clients supported 5,002 into employment & training.

TEN IS 10

2004

Launch of Compact for Race Equality in South Tyneside (CREST).

2004

2006

25 full time staff employed.

2006

2007

Founder Rev. Brian Hails resigns as Chair and Chris Clarke is appointed.

2007

2008

TEN awarded National Careers Service contract.

2008

2009

Approval of Big Lottery funding application for 3 years.

2009

2011

TEN becomes an Official sub-contractor with Avanta.

2011

2013

TEN relocates to Waverley Market Dock Business Centre.

2013

2014

Training Division established and became an approved centre with Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance.

2014

2014

Awarded Big Lottery Talent Match, a 5 year programme for young adults aged 18-24 not in employment, education or training.

2014

2015

BaseTEN is established through funding from Virgin Money Foundation.

2015

2016

Awarded Local Sustainability Fund from Cabinet Office to work with two advisors to support the future development of TEN.

2016