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FREE resources for children and families

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Are you looking for ideas to have fun and keep your children busy at home during this period of staying at home due to COVID-19?   A number of organisations have created a resource library to provide activities for children, young people and their families with FREE downloadable or printable resources to ...

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Telephone support available for prisoners families

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With the announcement that prison visits are cancelled across all prisons it is important to remember that there are a number of ways that you and your family can keep in touch with your loved one in prison. You could: - Call them or exchange voice messages using @PrisonVoicemail http://prisonvoicemail.com - Send an ...

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In line with the Government's announcements, the prisons have CANCELLED ALL VISITS. Anyone who has a visit booked will be contacted direct by the prison to notify them. Keep in touch  If you can't visit a loved one in prison, remember there are other ways to keep in touch with them: - Call them, ...

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For the latest statement and information from Prisons Minister Lucy Frazer in relation to Coronavirus (COVID-19) please visit: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-and-prisons Thank you for your cooperation..

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Visitors Voice survey 2020 - Tell us what you think!

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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 invited to have their say

Nepacs 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 well local prisons support family ties, and to work with the charity and local prisons to make improvements for the future.  The Visitors' Voice event will ...

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Nepacs CEO spends a night in the cells

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The long arm of the law finally caught up with Nepacs Chief Executive Helen Attewell on 4 February 2020 when she spent a long night behind bars to raise vital funds for Nepacs. The event was organised by the Durham Police, Crime and Victims' Commissioner to raise awareness of the ...

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Nepacs CEO spends a night in the cells for charity

HEADLINE NEWS!!! Our chief executive Helen Attewell will be spending a night in a police cell on 17 December 2019. #nightinthecells The event has been organised by Durham’s Police, Crime and Victims’ Commissioner to help increase awareness of the impact of criminalising people in crisis and the need to ensure that vulnerable ...

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BIg Give Christmas Challenge 2019 is now live!

"The staff on family days are all amazing.. There's always so many arts and crafts which kids just love but it gets the dads involved too and it's great for maintaining the relationship and interaction between the children and their father. Everyone goes the extra mile to make us all ...

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Putting children at the heart

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We are joining 140+ organisations in a call to all political parties to put children and young people at the heart of this General Election. Our open letter calls on all political leaders to set out their solutions to the pressing issues facing children and young people, including child poverty, mental ...

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