Shout-Up about sexual harassment in our pubs and clubs

Rape Crisis Tyneside and Northumberland have teamed up with Safe Newcastle to launch a new campaign that is aimed at raising awareness of sexual violence and harassment in pubs, clubs and venues across the city. The campaign – Shout Up! – will launch on December 9th and work with venues across the city to train [...]

2017-12-04T21:17:31+00:00

Local Charity in Crowdfunding Appeal

Rape Crisis Tyneside and Northumberland launch an appeal today as they are forced to find new premises in the city centre for the second time in four years. Rape Crisis Tyneside and Northumberland, a Newcastle based charity providing support to women and girls who have experienced sexual violence are desperately seeking city centre new premises [...]

2017-10-12T08:02:06+00:00

Statement on the two child tax credit limit

From the 6th April 2017 support through Child Tax Credit, Universal Credit or Income Support will generally only be available for the first two children the claimant is responsible for unless the third or subsequent pregnancy is the result of rape or a coercive and controlling relationship. Child Tax Credit will continue to be paid [...]

2017-10-04T14:13:14+00:00

Local poet raises awareness of violence against women

Whitley Bay-based poet, author and artist Gail Curry launches a book of 47 poems this autumn to coincide with World Mental Health Day which reflect her experiences of mental health issues and sexual violence and how she has managed to find hope and recovery through it all. The self-published book entitled Lines From An Unfinished [...]

2017-09-11T13:41:10+00:00

Operation Sanctuary; our response

As the details of Operation Sanctuary and subsequent convictions of the perpetrators are made public knowledge, Rape Crisis Tyneside and Northumberland would like to speak directly to all women and girls who have been affected by sexual violence. If you need support, help or advice, we are here and we believe you. If you have [...]

2017-08-10T11:58:51+00:00