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”

News & Views

Victims First Northumbria launch their Enhanced Service Model

Posted by Danni on November 5th, 2018   On the 5th November 2018, VFN were  excited to announce the launch of their Enhanced Service.  This will mean that victims and witnesses who are vulnerable, intimidated and persistently targeted will receive even greater support. This will include : *First contact within 48 hours and then fortnightly contact with the victim as agreed with... Read more

A visit from HRH Princess Anne

Posted by Danni on October 2nd, 2018 Yesterday we were honoured to receive HRH Princess Anne to our offices at Victims First Northumbria to present our Restorative Services Quality Mark award and unveil a commemorative plaque for the service, recognising our work supporting victims of crime across the region. Ruth Parker our CEO had this to say : "Victims First Northumbria Chief... Read more

A word from our first Victims First GNR Runner

Posted by Danni on September 18th, 2018 One of our volunteers Andrew, ran the Great North Run the Sunday before last and raised a fantastic £220 for the charity.  He was our first GNR runner and we were delighted that he chose us as his cause to focus his money raising efforts on, given the many worthy causes out there. Massive well... Read more

Ministry of Justice Victims Strategy Published

Posted by Danni on September 18th, 2018 Ministry of Justice have published the Victims Strategy on the 10th September 2018. You can read the full document here

“Deposit Your Closet” Clothing Drive

Posted by Danni on July 27th, 2018   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