Criminal Justice Directory
Welcome to the Criminal Justice Directory, the place to find out information and contact details on a range of voluntary and community sector organisations working across the criminal justice system. The former NEON directory has been rebranded to include organisations working with victims, preventionary activities, community safety activities as well as those working with offenders in the North East.
Baseline Project Depaul Uk
Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri 9am - 5pm
Mentoring Service for 16-25 year olds making a transition into independent living.
One to one support given by the mentor is tailored to the individual needs of each young person.
Blyth Resource & Initiative Centre
9.30 - 4pm
BRIC is an unemployed Peoples Centre whose aim is to support vulnerable people in need through the early stages of job seeking by providing all aspects of employability, training, education, enhanced reading, writing and numeracy and a variety of flexible work experiences to provide transferable skills every individual can take to a potential employer.
A full employment support programme covering all aspects of employability and enterprise. A wide education programme providing accredited, non accredited and vocational training. Group activities and volunteer opportunities at the centre and our two allotment areas. Support with social issues that prevent entry into empoyment, education or training and a drop in facility to utilise the centres facilities invcluding telephone, fax, computer, photocopier and printers.
British Red Cross
The Red Cross supports refugees in a wide number of ways, from providing emergency provisions for those facing severe hardship to giving orientation support and friendly advice to the most vulnerable.
The British Red Cross international tracing and messa
10-4 Monday - Friday
General pastoral care, including that of some of the people in prison who originate in Meadow Well, and their families: visiting, receiving phone calls, corresponding, facilitating families\' and friends\' contact, writing letters of support, liaising with Probation and prison staff etc., attending review meetings if invited by prisoners. In 2010 we had contact with twenty-four prisoners.
Being alongside people in the ordinariness of life, offering them a welcome and the opportunity to bear witness to value of their lives (partly via a drop-in): prisoner-related work is one of several expressions of this ethos. We can help tenants faced with eviction; claimants at benefit tribunals; applicants for personal grants; and with a wide range of people\'s personal problems. CAB and others run sessions at Cedarwood.
9am - 5pm
Youth homelessness charity, offering accommodation and support services.
Accreditated life skills programme.
Peer education on homelessness and offending working with the secure estate.
Rent deposit scheme.
15 bed accomadation service in Sunderland.
Children North East
Office Mon-Fri 9-5pm; Outreach Mon- Sun 7.30am - 10.00pm
Our Vision: Every child has a happy and fulfilling childhood, and every young person has the chance to develop their full potential.
Our Mission and Aims:To promote the rights of children and young people; and counter the effects of inequality on them.
Children North East provides support for children's social care, schools and health services to combat the effects of poverty and neglect on children, young people and families.
A practical, evidence-based approach improves the resilience; well being and future outcomes
To support and empower young people to take advantage of life's opportunities
We support young people who have been identified as being in need of additional guidance and support to gain recognised qualifications, make positive decisions and take advantage of life's opportunities.
Community Campus '87 (Cleveland) Ltd
Mon-Fri 9.00-5.oo Drop in Mon, Tues, Thurs 1-3.00
Supported Housing for up to two years for young people aged 16-25 who are homeless or in housing need. Support to help them develop the skills and confidence to live independently.
Young People aged 16-25 who are homeless or in housing need who need support to manage a tenancy.
Community Counselling Cooperative
8:30am - 6pm
Community Counselling Cooperative Limited (CCC) is set up to provide high quality counselling to adults and children in deprived areas of Tyne & Wear. Our aims are to improve the well-being and esteem of our communities, enhance social cohesion and help reduce crime. We encourage local communities to become stakeholders in our organisation and as with our statutory agency partners, help to shape the areas of work we undertake. We are a not-for-profit organisation.
One to one emotional wellbeing counselling
Group work around specific issues/mental health
Workshops around emotional resilience
County Durham Community Foundation
9:00-17:00 Mon - Fri
Bringing people together to achieve their potential, fulfil their aspirations and build thriving communities.
County Durham Community Foundation promotes lasting charitable giving, by bringing together donors with their chosen causes, through well targeted grants in County Durham and Darlington.
Our goal is to give something back to the community by building a long-term endowment to support the people of County Durham and Darlington in the future. We manage charitable funds donated by local individuals, families, businesses and trusts, building up a source of long-term support for the community and acting as the vital link between donors and local needs, enabling people to achieve far more than they could by themselves.