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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

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

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

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 [...]

2017-12-20T15:28:05+00:00

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