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 [...]

2019-05-08T12:01:04+00:00

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 [...]

2019-05-15T14:14:45+00:00

Research: People with learning disabilities and their experiences of the Criminal Justice System in cases of sexual assault / rape

Research: People with learning disabilities and their experiences of the Criminal Justice System in cases of sexual assault / rape We are working in partnership with researchers from Durham University’s Centre for Research into Violence and Abuse (CRiVA). We are investigating the experiences of people with learning disabilities who have reported rape or sexual assault [...]

2019-04-23T09:35:41+00:00

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 [...]

2019-02-07T15:38:34+00:00

RCTN New Group Work

Rape Crisis Tyneside and Northumberland New Evening Group RCTN has new 6-week evening group starting in mid-February in central Newcastle Our groups are for any woman aged 16 or over who lives, works or studies in Tyneside and Northumberland and has experienced sexual violence at any time in her life. If you are interested in [...]

2019-01-10T10:05:58+00:00

Sue Pearce MBE

Co-CEO, Sue Pearce, awarded MBE in New Year's Honours' List Sue Pearce, CEO of Rape Crisis Tyneside and Northumberland (RCTN), is shocked and delighted to have been nominated for a Member of the British Empire (MBE) Award for her work with women who have experienced sexual violence. Sue Pearce said “I have had a very [...]

2019-01-02T14:43:22+00:00

Donation

Kind Donation received from Gail Curry's book This week Sue Pearce CO-CEO collected a donation from Gail Curry. Who kindly donated the sales from her new brilliant book, Lines from an Unfinished Love Song, together with the collection from the gallery. Gail’s poems record 17 years of friendship, love, loss, depression and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder [...]

2018-10-25T11:57:08+00:00

RCTN Annual Review Report 2017/18

Rape Crisis Tyneside and Northumberland Annual Review Report 2017/18 For an overview of our work including the impact our services have had on the lives of women and girls take a look at our Annual Review Report 2017-2018 Read & Download here  Rape Crisis Annual Report 2017-2018

2018-10-18T10:42:07+00:00

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 [...]

2018-05-10T21:42:28+00:00