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News & Views

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

Victims First Northumbria at Northern Pride 2018

Posted by Danni on July 25th, 2018 Northern Pride 2018 Stall Victims First Northumbria attended Northern Pride for the third year running this weekend. What a great day. The weather was amazing, people were in great spirits, the Queen popped by as did the Police. Some great community engagement and we even had a live broadcast on Facebook Live via Spice FM.... Read more

Meet Toby – The Victims First Trauma Teddy

Posted by Danni on June 29th, 2018 The joint Victims First and Northumbria Police Trauma Teddy scheme is going from strength to strength. Giving these teddies to young victims of crime is such a great way to help  calm, soothe and often distract from what has been occurring around them, giving them something to focus on and 'look after' to take their... Read more

Fundraising Hike of Shine along Hadrian’s Wall

Posted by Danni on June 29th, 2018 These brilliant people hiked along Hadrian's Wall at the beginning of June to raise money for Victims First and Mind the mental health charity raising over £500 for Victims First along the way. It looked like such a great day and a massive well done to everyone involved  and to the organiser Imani for getting... Read more