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Nepacs presents 2019 awards for crime reduction in the north east

Professionals working with prisoners, ex-prisoners or those sentenced to community punishments in the North East have been presented with awards for their efforts to reduce re-offending by north east charity Nepacs. The awards have been running since 2004 and in 2018 were renamed in honour of long standing Nepacs’ patron Ruth ...

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Looking to volunteer in the Durham City area?

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Nepacs is currently seeking new volunteers to help support families and children of prisoners visiting three prisons near Durham City. We have around 300 volunteers working across the region, but are looking to recruit more volunteers at three prisons in the Durham area - HMP Durham, HMP Frankland and HMP & ...

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Award ceremony celebrates our Shining Stars 2019

On Monday 17 June 2019 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. This year the awards were presented by Andy Hudson, Governor at HMP Deerbolt at the charity’s annual development and celebration event.  17 long service awards were presented and 38 ...

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Volunteer open days on Teesside

Come along to one of our Volunteer Open Days! #volunteerweek2019 Monday 10 June or Saturday 15 June 2019 at HMP Holme House visitors centre near Stockton Our teams at HMP Holme House and HMP Kirklevington are looking for: - Play and youth volunteers to support children and young people visiting the prisons - Tea bar volunteers ...

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Well they did it! Well done to Sandi Long, Helen Attewell, Claire Forster, Selina Royal and Sam Clark on completing the Via Ferrata Xtreme Challenge on Sunday - on what turned out to be a wet and windy day (just to make things a little scarier). We are unbelievably proud ...

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North East crime reduction awards 2019 launched

Professionals working with prisoners, ex-prisoners or those sentenced to community punishments in the North East are being given the chance to get recognition for their efforts to reduce re-offending by entering the 2019 Nepacs Ruth Cranfield Awards. The awards have been running since 2004 and in 2018 were renamed in honour ...

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Do you have a sibling in prison?

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Is your sibling in prison? Would you like to discuss your experience of this? If yes: You are invited to take part in a research study.

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