Tickets on sale for Her Story, celebrating women’s achievements

Her Story will see women from various industries sharing their stories of success at a one-off event to raise funds for Rape Crisis Tyneside and Northumberland Rape Crisis Tyneside and Northumberland have already raised £13,000 towards their target of £40,000 to mark their 40thanniversary this year; and the fundraising activity continues apace with a Glasswalk [...]


New Weekly Helpline & Email Support Session

We are proud to announce that our free and confidential Helpline and Email Support services are expanding. From Monday 7th May 2018 both services will be answered an additional evening every week. The new opening times for the services are: Monday – Thursday evening between 6pm and 8.30pm.  Friday daytime between 11am and 2pm. Telephone Helpline: 0800 [...]


RCTN New Group Work

Rape Crisis Tyneside and Northumberland New Evening Group RCTN has a new evening group starting in mid-June 2018, for any woman aged 16 or over who live, study or work in Tyneside and Northumberland and who has experienced sexual violence at any time in her life. If you are interested in attending this group and would like [...]


Helpline & Email Support Services Improvement

We are committed to opening the Helpline & Email Support services more and want to find out when would be the best time to open a new session. We would appreciate it if you could complete our anonymous survey to tell us how we can develop our services to meet the needs of more women [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]