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News & Views

Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse

Posted by Danni on May 3rd, 2018 The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse published its Interim Report recently - you can read this here -  https://bit.ly/2vGrljR The report brings together themes emerging from the five public hearings held over the past 18 months and analysis of existing research and seminar discussions. Over 1,000 victims and survivors have now participated in the Truth... Read more

Victims First turned 3 on the 1st April

Posted by Danni on April 2nd, 2018 We have reached the grand age of three and just want to say a massive thank you for all the support everyone has given us over the years. Here is hopefully to many more, reaching as many people as possible across the region and helping them to cope and recover after crime. .Here are a... Read more

Victims First Trauma Teddies keep rolling in

Posted by Danni on March 16th, 2018 Donations of Trauma Teddies keep coming in - just like this fantastic donation from Farding Lake Sheltered Accommodation in South Shields. Big thanks also to PSCO Muizelaar and Police Cadet Corey for their attendance to promote this great scheme. Victims First make contact with any young victims of crime following these teddies being given out... Read more

Victims First staff run #ThisGirlCan 5k for International Women’s Day

Posted by Danni on March 9th, 2018 Victims First staff (and their dogs) took part in the Newcastle #This Girl Can 5k run last night at Exhibition Park to raise awareness for International Women's Day, promoting equality, change and rights for women everywhere. It might have been chilly but they did it! Victims First run #ThisGirlCan 5k for International Women's Day

Celebrating Services to Victims Award

Posted by RE Media on December 15th, 2017 We are proud to announce that Victims First Northumbria was shortlisted for a national award by Baroness Newlove, the Victims Commissioner. On Friday 20th October 2017, VFN was awarded the National Runners Up Award in the category Outstanding Services to Victims and Witnesses