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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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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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