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 [...]

2019-10-03T10:20:50+00:00

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

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

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

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

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

Rattle Snake by Open Clasp

We are delighted to be present Rattle Snake, a live performance by Open Clasp and Live Theatre in association with York Theatre Royal. All monies from ticket sales will be donated to Rape Crisis Tyneside and Northumberland. When: Monday 2nd October 2017, Where: Morpeth Town Hall Tickets can be bought on Eventbrite by clicking here. [...]

2017-09-08T14:48:45+00:00