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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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Winter prisoner's bag appeal

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Please help us with our Winter Bag Appeal for prisoners being released from our departure lounges at HMP Durham, Low Newton and Holme House. 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 ...

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Fun virtual christmas activities for children

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 leading up to Christmas? These fun groups are led by our play or youth workers and give children or ...

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Winter bag appeal seeks donations

Thank you to everyone who has supported our Winter Bag Appeal so far. We have been overwhelmed with the response, particularly for the appeal at HMP Low Newton (women's establishment in Durham).  Please donate second hand/used (good condition) back packs, handbags or drawstring bags and unused/sealed toiletries. These bags make a ...

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The Bridge Young Carers Works in Partnership with NEPACS

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On Monday 2 November 2020 Nepacs was presented with The Bridge Young Carers Neighborhood Charter.  Family Action’s The Bridge Young Carers Service has been working in partnership with Nepacs in County Durham to achieve County Durham’s Young Carers Charter - which Nepacs originally received in July 2013. Family Action is a ...

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Social visits to north east prisons temporarily cancelled

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In light of the new restrictions put in place from today (5 November 2020) all social visits to prisons are temporarily cancelled. This includes HMPs Durham, Deerbolt, Frankland, Holme House, Kirklevington, Low Newton and Northumberland. Prisons are contacting anyone who had a visit booked to inform them but if you do have any questions ...

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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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