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Find out what has been happening over past few months at Nepacs by reading the latest edition of Update. This issue includes news on our Nepacs' awards for crime reduction, Deerbolt's 10th birthday celebrations and a round up of other events or activities that have taken place.  Click here for a copy or pick one up from one ...

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Celebrating 10 years of supporting families                  at HMYOI Deerbolt

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A north east charity celebrated 10 years of supporting families and children of prisoners at HMYOI Deerbolt near Barnard Castle on Sunday 1 October 2017. Nepacs has worked across the north east for over 135 years to help support a positive future for prisoners, their friends and families and provides a ...

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Still got an old £1 coin?

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Do you still have an old £1 coin at home? In your purse, in a piggy bank or jam jar maybe? As of 15th October 2017 the old style £1 coin will no longer be legal tender.  Why not donate it to us, here at Nepacs, to help support and sustain our ...

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Awards for North East work in crime reduction 2017 presented

Professionals working with prisoners, ex-prisoners or those sentenced to community punishments have been presented with awards for their efforts to reduce reoffending by long standing north east charity Nepacs. This is the 13th year of the awards, which are presented by Nepacs to individuals, teams or organisations in the north east ...

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Bishop of Durham presents charity awards for crime reduction

On Tuesday 19 September 2017, professionals working with prisoners, ex-prisoners or those sentenced to community punishments in the North East will be presented with awards for their efforts to reduce re-offending. The awards for helping people resettle in the community and rebuild their lives have been given annually by Nepacs - ...

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We are giving anyone interested in volunteering the chance to come along to the Volunteer Open Days on: Sunday 24 September 2017 between 10am to 1pm at a coffee shop in Barnard Castle Sunday 1 October 2017 between 11am to 4pm at the visitors centre, HMYOI Deerbolt Monday 9 October 2017 from 1pm ...

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Nepacs welcomes the Ministry of Justice ‘Review on the Importance of Prisoners’ Family Ties for Reform’ by Lord Farmer

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Nepacs, the long-standing north east charity dedicated to supporting positive futures for prisoners and their families, welcomes the new Ministry of Justice review which endorses the importance of their work. Lord Farmer visited a number of north east prisons as part of his research, including HMP Frankland, Holme House and Kirklevington ...

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Blog by Richard Booth - Nepacs' Trustee The title of the latest Probation Institute conference seemed to promise much…. What light might it throw on the voluntary sector’s future role in the unfolding Transforming Rehabilitation probation landscape? From the outset Paul Senior, Chair of the Probation Institute, acknowledged that these were turbulent ...

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Find out what has been happening this Spring at Nepacs by reading the latest edition of Update. This issue includes news on our Shining Stars Celebration, CEO’s swim  and the new volunteering kite mark.  Click here for a copy or pick one up from one of our visitors' centres.

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Award ceremony celebrates our Shining Stars

On Monday 19 June 2017 staff and volunteers from Nepacs were given recognition for their long service and outstanding contribution to supporting prisoners and their families in the north east. Nepacs introduced the Shining Star Awards in 2017 with a new range of categories and for the first time gave service users the chance to nominate ...

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