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“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 lead the way for Restorative Justice

Posted by Danni on November 19th, 2018 https://victimsfirstnorthumbria.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/lumen5-video-1.mp4 This week Victims First Northumbria (VFN) will be supporting International Restorative Justice Week to highlight its role in helping victims recover from their experience of crime.   As part of the work they carry out, VFN and a victim, Joan (not her real name), wanted to share Joan’s story to show the benefits the... Read more

Fundraising for Victims First Northumbria

Posted by Danni on November 15th, 2018 In the last few months we have been so grateful to have had many people getting in touch to ask how they can raise money for our service to help us provide the best support possible to victims of crime. We have had hikes, bike rides, Great North Run entries, someone even requested money for... Read more

Victims First Northumbria launch their Enhanced Service Model

Posted by Danni on November 5th, 2018 https://victimsfirstnorthumbria.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/lumen5-video.mp4   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