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Older Women Development Worker

OLDER WOMEN DEVELOPMENT WORKER (TYNESIDE) Funded until 31/03/21 – depending on start date Part Time 21 hours £ £14,356  NJC pt 20 We require a woman with excellent partnership-working, training and coordination skills to develop a multi-agency ‘sexual violence against older women’ initiative across Gateshead including Tyneside and Northumberland more broadly.  [...]


Camp Vamps Fundraiser for Rape Crisis Tyneside and Northumberland

We are sad to announce that our Camp Vamps Fundraising Gig at The Cumberland Arms this Saturday (21st march) is postponed due to the developing situation with Corona Virus.   We will be in touch with those who purchased tickets to arrange reimbursements.   Please do make sure you are following us across [...]


16 Days of Activism

The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is an annual International campaign that kicks off on 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and runs until 10th December, Human Rights Day.   The Violence Against Women and Girls services and organisations from across Newcastle work together to provide support [...]


SVAOWP – Training for 3rd Sector Agencies

Sexual Violence Against Older Women Project Training for Third Sector Agencies    For organisations in Northumberland, this training will occur on the morning of Thursday 7th November 2019. For organisations in Tyneside, this training will occur on the morning of 21st November 2019.   As part of the Sexual Violence Against Older Women’s (SVAOW) project funded [...]


Autumn/Winter Group Work

We have 3 Group Work opportunities in Autumn/Winter 2019. To find out more email enquiries@rctn.org.uk  or call 0191 222 0272. DIGITAL EMPOWERMENT GROUP: 3rd Oct - 21st Nov 2019 (Thurs 5.30-7.30pm) Would you like to improve your confidence, learn digital skills and create anonymous messages for other women about your journey and the support you [...]


Sexual Violence Against Older Women Project

Sexual Violence Against Older Women Project Launch & Networking Event Tuesday 2nd July 2019 10am - 12noon The Beacon, West Road, Newcastle upon Tyne    Background:  Research carried out by Dr Hannah Bows, Centre for Research into Violence & Abuse at Durham University, identified that; Few older people contact specialist sexual services after experiencing rape [...]


Mindfulness Toolkit – classes for women survivors of sexual violence and training for professionals

Rape Crisis Tyneside and Northumberland and Mindful Therapies have just launched a specially-developed mindfulness toolkit. Women who use our services told us that some traditional mindfulness techniques could be triggering and re-traumatising. That is why we have created a bespoke mindfulness toolkit together with a group of women who use our services and local organisation Mindful [...]


RCTN Hits £40,000 Fundraising Target

Rape Crisis Tyneside and Northumberland have succeeded in raising £40k in celebration of 40 years in the region. Rape Crisis Tyneside and Northumberland (RCTN), a charity that provides services to women and girls who live, work or study in Tyneside and Northumberland, are celebrating raising £40,000, thanks to a whole year of fundraising activities and [...]

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