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Winter bag appeal launched

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Please help us with our Winter Bag Appeal during October/November. We aim to give men and women being released from prison release or homeless packs (including essential items such as toiletries) and need your help to do this. Please donate second hand/used (good condition) back packs, handbags or drawstring bags and unused/sealed ...

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Telephone support available for prisoners families

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Would you like someone to talk to? If you have any queries, would like someone to talk or have concerns about a loved one in prison we have staff at the end of the phone to help: Nepacs Helpline Nepacs has launched a helpline to support people navigating their way through the criminal ...

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This year our Annual General Meeting will take place on Thursday 5 November (from 5.30pm) via Zoom.   The meeting will include a review of key developments during 2019/20 and our annual accounts.  We are very pleased that our new CEO, Amanda Lacey who joined Nepacs on 1 October will be in attendance and will ...

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New helpline launched to support prisoners families

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A new helpline has been launched to support people in the North East navigating their way through the criminal justice system.  Nepacs introduced the new initiative in September to offer  information and support to individuals, their families and loved ones at the point of arrest, at court, throughout a prison sentence, and on release. ...

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Social visits to restart at HMP Durham

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We are delighted to announce that social visits (face to face) in HMP Durham are restarting on 17 September 2020. Please be aware the booking process is changing. Going forward it will be up to the prisoner to request a visit. The booking team will then contact the chosen visitor to confirm ...

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