Events

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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Tell us what you think!

Have you visited a north east prison recently (including HMP Durham, Deerbolt, Frankland, Holme House, Kirklevington Grange, Low Newton and Northumberland)? We want to hear your views on the services you receive during your visit and the support you have received from Nepacs or the prison. Please take a few minutes to ...

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Visitors to north east prisons have their say!

Nepacs - a north east charity - is inviting friends and families of prisoners in north east prisons to come along to an event in March to have their say on how services they receive can be improved. The Visitors' Voice event will take place on Wednesday 15 March 2017 from 10am ...

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'Sugar' production by Open Clasp Theatre Company coming to Durham

Nepacs, in partnership with Durham University’s St Aidan’s and Grey Colleges, are delighted to be hosting a production of Open Clasp Theatre Company’s new play – ‘Sugar’ on Monday 6 March 2017 at Fountain’s Hall, Grey College, South Road, Durham DH1 3LG from 7pm. Tickets are £10 or £5 (concessions). ‘Sugar’ ...

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AGM and public meeting 10 November 2016

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Nepacs will be holding the annual general meeting and public meeting on Thursday 10 November 2016 at Durham Town Hall, Market Place, Durham City, DH1 3NJ.  Members of the public are invited to attend the event from 6.30pm to hear our guest speaker Ian Blakeman, executive governor for HMP Holme House ...

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Visitors have their say

On 23 March 2016, visitors to north east prisons came together to share their views on the support and services they receive in local prisons and areas for improvement. Our annual 'Visitors' Voice' event took place at the Age UK meeting rooms at Darlington Community Fire Station in Darlington. Nepacs' chief executive Helen Attewell introduced ...

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Tell us what you think - Visitors' Voice 2016

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Friends and families of prisoners in north east prisons are invited to come along to an event on Wednesday 23 March 2016 to have their say on how services they receive can be improved. The Visitors' Voice event will take place on Wednesday 23 March 2016 from 10am to 2pm at ...

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Free workshops for professionals working with children and families of prisoners

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i-HOP is delivering a rolling programme of two-hour workshops across England for all professionals working with children and families. From 3 - 5 February, 2016, a number of workshops will take place, delivered in partnership with Nepacs, across Northumberland. These multi-agency workshops are FREE and aim to: raise awareness about the impact of ...

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