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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 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

Regional Refugee Forum launches new film TAKE ACTION ON HATE

Posted by RE Media on October 30th, 2017 ‘TAKE ACTION ON HATE and make a difference for us all’ A new film for Refugee-led Community Organisations working across Tyne & Wear and Northumberland, made by the Regional Refugee Forum North East.    To mark National Hate Crime Awareness Week 2017, we’re launching a new film which maps the actions an RCO can take if... Read more

VFN and Northumbria Police launch ‘Trauma Teddies’ scheme

Posted by RE Media on September 26th, 2017 Officers in Newcastle are taking steps to comfort young children they meet during their daily patrols - which will see them carry teddy bears in their cars. We have been working with charity Victims First Northumbria to arm officers in Central Area Command with the cuddly 'Trauma Teddies'. The hand knitted cuddly toys will be... Read more