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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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Awards for North East work in crime reduction 2017

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 2017 Nepacs’ Awards. 2017 will be the thirteenth year of the Nepacs’ Awards and will once again recognise the ...

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Seeking more volunteers to support families at HMP Durham

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Nepacs, a north east charity supporting over 140,000 visitors to north east prisons each year, is seeking new volunteers in the Durham area to help support families and children of prisoners. Nepacs has worked across the north east region for over 135 years to help support a positive future for prisoners, their friends ...

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Find out what has been happening this Winter at Nepacs by reading the latest edition of Update. This issue includes news on Christmas festivities in our visitors centre, new members of our family support team and a feature on our new volunteer coordinator.  Click here for a copy or pick one up from one of ...

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