Events

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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Nepacs presents 2019 awards for crime reduction in the north east

Professionals working with prisoners, ex-prisoners or those sentenced to community punishments in the North East have been presented with awards for their efforts to reduce re-offending by north east charity Nepacs. The awards have been running since 2004 and in 2018 were renamed in honour of long standing Nepacs’ patron Ruth ...

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Award ceremony celebrates our Shining Stars 2019

On Monday 17 June 2019 staff and volunteers from Nepacs were given recognition for their long service and outstanding contribution to supporting prisoners and their families in the north east. This year the awards were presented by Andy Hudson, Governor at HMP Deerbolt at the charity’s annual development and celebration event.  17 long service awards were presented and 38 ...

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