Since opening in 2018, Smart Works Newcastle has supported over 2000 women into employment. With 69% getting the job.


Welcome to Smart Works Newcastle

We support North East women into employment through the power of high quality interview clothing and coaching.

A two hour appointment at Smart Works Newcastle can give women the confidence, to fulfil their potential, get the job, and transform the trajectory of their lives.

Our service can be accessed by all women who are unemployed, aged 16+ and based in the North East.

We operate on a referral basis, partnering with organisations and charities to provide our services to women with upcoming interviews, as well as offering one-to-one career coaching to any woman who can benefit from it.

The centre is run by a close-knit staff team of 5 who are supported by over 40 dedicated volunteers and trustees.



“The Smart Works Newcastle ladies are great at listening to your needs, then helping find clothes that are comfortable and match your personality. They really boosted my confidence when I came. The interview preparation was really good for helping prepare for the types of Q&A’s I could be asked.

A truly excellent service!”

How to refer a client

If you’d like to refer a client for a Smart Works Newcastle appointment, our team would be delighted to help. Make a referral online, call us on 0191 255 1906, or email us at

Find out more about what an appointment at Smart Works Newcastle is like here.

“My client said that Smart Works helped her change her life, as she got a lovely interview outfit and had some very useful career coaching. She was successful in getting the job! She now feels she can be part of the world again. Thank you to the Smart Works Newcastle team”

– Referral Partner, 2023


Donate to Smart Works Newcastle

Other ways to donate

Why not donate your time and volunteer as a Stylist, Coach or Admin Assistant. Find out more here.

Donate Your Clothes

We will always accept high-quality, nearly new clothing, shoes, handbags and accessories. Find out how you can donate.

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Donate Your Time

Your donations will allow us to reach more women, and ensure that you play a part in another woman’s success story.

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The latest

Keep up to date with the latest news from Smart Works Newcastle

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We’re on the move!

Newcastle | May 28, 2024
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We are hiring a Fundraising Events Lead!

Newcastle | April 30, 2024
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New Trustee Roles

Newcastle | March 27, 2024
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Smart Works Newcastle x Hobbs Metro Centre

Newcastle | February 28, 2024
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Run, Swim or Cycle for Smart Works Newcastle

Newcastle | February 13, 2024
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Smart Works Unemployment Index 2023

Newcastle | February 5, 2024
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