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”

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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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  • Award for Victims First Northumbria team member
    ‘We are so Proud of our colleague Karen who has received a prestigious award for the support she gives to victims of domestic abuse and for her commitment to helping to protect vulnerable people. This is such an a wonderful achievement and so well deserved. Well done. ‘   Ruth Parker CEO and colleagues at... Read more
  • Victims First Northumbria AGM
    This year we look forward to holding our Annual General Meeting on 18th October this year. More inforamtion about this to follow soon.
  • Victims First Northumbria wish Dame Vera Baird QC congratulations on new post
    . The staff and Board members from Victims First Northumbria would like to congratulate Dame Vera Baird QC on her appointment to the position of Home Office’s Victims Commissioner for England and Wales. We would like to wish her every success in the new role and to thank her for the constant support she has... Read more

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