Northumberland Support Services

On this page, you will find local resources designed to support families caring for victims of sexual or violent crimes in Northumberland.

Victim Support help anyone affected by crime – the victim, friends and family or others involved. You can get help at anytime regardless of when the crime took place. Victim Support help you to:

  1. Feel safe and secure.
  2. Understand your rights and services you’re entitled to.
  3. Explore ways to cope.
  4. Connect you to support networks.

Cygnus Support provide mental health and well-being services to people in Northumberland. Support includes counselling, psychotherapy, education and training.

Northumberland Domestic Abuse Services provides support for anyone experiencing or affected by domestic violence or abuse.

Rape Crisis Tyneside and Northumberland (RCTN) is a charity that provides services to women and girls who live, work or study in Tyneside and Northumberland.They offer confidential counselling, advocacy, helpline, email support, specialist information, ISVA and Group work services.

Northumbria Victim & Witness Service is dedicated to helping people affected by crime in Tyne & Wear and Northumberland. They free and confidential  support, personalized to the needs of each individual.

ReVOC (Resilience for Victims of Crime) project aims to provide services in relation to the experience of crime which is aimed at supporting recovery and better mental health.

Here you can find a list of mental health services across Northumberland and what support they provide.

Here you can find a list of mental health services provided by the NHS in Northumberland.

The Local Offer is a guide to services and support for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) aged 0-25 in Northumberland.

Carers Northumberland improve the lives of unpaid carers by responding to their needs, informing them of their rights and entitlements. They support them in accessing help for the person they are caring for.