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Welcome to the Northern Inclusion Consortium

Together we have collective power to bid for work as a prime contractor, or as a strong partner alongside existing primes. We believe in delivery by the sector, for the sector.

What we offer

The NIC can operate as a third sector prime, or act as a lead for subcontracting to the wider sector in the North of England. We want to take an active role in developing the commissioning landscape.

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Why a consortium?

The establishment of the NIC enables us to compete collaboratively on a large scale. We can support and develop the sector's position, ensuring it has a significant role in delivering high-quality, people-focused services.

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Who we are

We are a group of four leading North East charities: Changing Lives, DISC, Groundwork NE & Cumbria, and Mental Health Concern. We each have a well-established commitment to delivering community-based services for people with complex needs.

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Latest News for Northern Inclusion Consortium

Vacancy: Non-Executive Director

We are looking for outstanding individuals to serve as Non-Executive Directors on the board of the Northern Inclusion Consortium (NIC). The NIC was founded in 2013 and is comprised of…

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Get in touch


  • Northern Inclusion Consortium
  • 36 Brenkley Way
  • Seaton Burn
  • Newcastle upon Tyne
  • NE13 6DS
  • 01325 529 215
  • info@niconsortium.org

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