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Join us for Reclaim the Night – 6.30pm, Friday 25th November 2022

Reclaim The Night is one of several events happening in Northampton for this year’s 16 Days of Activism which challenges violence against women and girls. The march, which begins at 6.45pm, will see people and organisations from across Northamptonshire come together and remember those who’ve been victims of gender based…

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Our top tools for supporting your mental health after a crime

To celebrate World Mental Health Day 2022, we’ve pulled together some of the most popular resources from across our website in to one handy place to make it easier for you! Experiencing or witnessing a crime can disrupt your day-to-day life and it’s normal to feel: anxious; fatigued; stressed; confused;…

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We will be closed on Monday 19th September

We’re deeply saddened to hear of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The Queen’s sense of duty and service was a shining example to us all who work to serve the community and we extend our condolences to the Royal Family. As we join the nation in a…

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Behind the scenes with our Children and Young Persons Team

Our dedicated Children and Young Persons Team (CYP) is a free and confidential service that helps and supports young people who have been victims and witnesses of crime. In 20/21, we received over 4500 referrals from those in Northamptonshire who needed support after witnessing and/or experiencing a crime. And we…

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Voice encourages victims of domestic abuse to help improve future services

Voice is encouraging anyone who has been the victim of domestic abuse in the previous three years to help shape future support services by completing a survey designed by the Domestic Abuse Commissioner for England and Wales. The Commissioner, Nicole Jacobs, has promised to use feedback from the survey to…

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Survey for victims and witnesses of crime (Closing date 31st October 2021)

Crest Advisory, a criminal justice specialist consultancy, have been commissioned by the CPS to better understand the needs of victims and expectations of victims with whom they communicate. This will inform a review of how the CPS engages with victims and witnesses and support the development and testing of new…

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How to deal with hate crime within the workplace

It’s the last thing any business owner, manager or HR professional will want to deal with, but if you suspect hate crime is taking place within your business, we’ve got four tips you can lean on to tackle the issue: 1. Take action as soon as possible Ignoring hostile behaviour…

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Why do people commit hate crimes?

The Crown Prosecution Service defines hate crime as an incident where the motivation appears to be hostility towards any of the following: race; religion; disability’ sexual orientation; or transgender identity. Hate crime is always wrong and if it has happened to you, it certainly wasn’t your fault. Anyone can be…

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