Events

Summer of fun activities for children and young people

Well the summer holidays are here and our youth team are very excited to announce the trips we have planned and online groups during August.  As well as a weekly Monday competition and our Friday online gaming group, the youth team have 3 trips planned: 11 August - Golf and bowling 18 August ...

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Shining Stars of 2021 announced

On Thursday 17 June 2021 staff and volunteers from Nepacs were given recognition for their outstanding contribution to supporting prisoners, individuals subject to probation services and their families or friends in the north east. Nepacs introduced the Shining Star Awards in 2017 to recognise and thank Nepacs staff and volunteers who: - Have ...

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Fathers Day Facebook Live event

Father's Day can sometimes be filled with mixed emotions so why not come and join our Youth and Play workers in creating Father's Day cards and having some fun. All you need is paper, pens and some glue or tape! Join our Facebook Live event on Friday 18 June 2021 at ...

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Nepacs Ruth Cranfield Awards 2021 - now open for nominations

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 2021 Nepacs Ruth Cranfield Awards. For 15 years, until last year, Nepacs have been making awards to professional and ...

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Virtual support and involvement groups for prisoners' families

Friends and families of prisoners in north east prisons are invited to join upcoming virtual support and involvement group meetings, organised by Nepacs, taking place for each prison in the north east. There will be one session per prison taking place via Zoom - lasting 1 hour in total.  The aim of the groups ...

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Half term activities for children and young people

Do you have a child with a loved one in HMP Deerbolt, Durham, Frankland, Holme House, Kirklevington, Low Newton or Northumberland? Would they like to join in with our fun virtual group activities this February half term? These fun groups are led by our play or youth workers and give children or ...

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Friends and families of prisoners in north east prisons are invited to join our upcoming virtual Visitors Voice group meetings taking place for each prison in the north east. There will be one session per prison taking place via Zoom - lasting 1 hour in total.  The aim of the groups is to ...

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Big Give Christmas Challenge 2020 goes live!

Our Big Give Christmas Challenge 2020 fundraiser is now live - from noon on Tuesday 1 December to noon on Tuesday 8 December 2020. The campaign aims to raise much needed funds to support children with a loved one in a north east prison. Over 300,000 children are impacted by parental imprisonment ...

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