Events

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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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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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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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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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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Nepacs Annual General Meeting 2019

This year our Annual General Meeting will take place on Thursday 7 November (from 5.30pm) at Durham County Cricket Ground, Emirates Stadium in Chester-le-Street. The meeting will follow our 'Paving the Way: Care leavers in custody' stakeholder engagement event (starting at 1.30pm). This event will showcase the initial learning from an HMPPS ...

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