North East helpline launched

A helpline has been launched to support people in the North East navigating their way through the criminal justice system. Nepacs has introduced the helpline to offer information and support to individuals and their families and loved ones at the point of arrest, at court, throughout a prison sentence, and on release. Their team of volunteers are available for those who need someone to talk to and provide important information. The helpline can be contacted on 0800 012 1539;; or by text to 07983 437 457 and is open Monday and Friday 12 noon-8pm, Saturday and Sunday 9am-2pm.