Registered Charity No. 1164578
“Whoever the victim, and whatever the crime, we will always put them first and give the best possible support, care and advice”

Head to our Donate and Fundraising page to see how you can turn your old clothing into new items for Domestic Violence victims.

Victims First Northumbria is an independent victim referral service and registered charity.

We put victims of crime at the heart of our service ensuring they are given help and support to cope and recover from the difficult experience they have faced.

We understand the different needs required by people using the service. Some may have suffered deep psychological or emotional trauma; some may be vulnerable or suffer from a particular disability; people from particular ethnic groups may need culturally sympathetic support; people of different ages will have different needs to each other; some cases are more complex than others.

Whoever the victim, and whatever the crime, we will always put them first and give the best possible support, care and advice.

Contact Victims First Northumbria by calling 0800 011 3116 (Monday – Friday, 8am – 7pm and Saturday 9am – 4pm) or contact us here

To find out about your rights and entitlements as a victim of crime you can look at the Victims Code of Practice leaflet published by the Ministry of Justice.

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  • “Deposit Your Closet” Clothing Drive
      We regularly work with desperate women (and men) who have experienced domestic violence and have had to leave their family homes - often with very little and sometimes nothing but the clothes they stand up in. We are collecting unworn / unwanted clothes, shoes, accessories and DVDs to help raise money to buy new... Read more
  • Victims First Northumbria at Northern Pride 2018
    Northern Pride 2018 Stall Victims First Northumbria attended Northern Pride for the third year running this weekend. What a great day. The weather was amazing, people were in great spirits, the Queen popped by as did the Police. Some great community engagement and we even had a live broadcast on Facebook Live via Spice FM.... Read more
  • Meet Toby – The Victims First Trauma Teddy
    The joint Victims First and Northumbria Police Trauma Teddy scheme is going from strength to strength. Giving these teddies to young victims of crime is such a great way to help  calm, soothe and often distract from what has been occurring around them, giving them something to focus on and 'look after' to take their... Read more

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