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Channel 4 programme ‘The Family Secret’ – 3 December 2019

‘The Family Secret’ on Channel 4 on 3 December 2019 covered the issue of abuse within families C4 The Family Secret . This is an issue we hear about more than any other on our support line. Around 85% of people who have called NAPAC for support suffered abuse within...

Listen to Charlie Webster’s new podcast series ‘Undiscussable’

We hear on the NAPAC support line every day about the lifelong impacts on a child who grows up in an abusive home. Charlie Webster is a survivor of childhood abuse and a broadcaster and campaigner against domestic abuse. Over the past year she has been making a documentary podcast series called ‘Undiscussable’. Listen to the series.

NAPAC external governance review -13 November 2019

On 23 August 2019, the NAPAC Board of Trustees learnt through a media enquiry about a serious incident in 2008 involving Peter Saunders, the charity’s Founder and Spokesperson. On 27 August 2019, NAPAC decided to commission an external review by an independent governance expert to fully understand what governance systems existed at NAPAC at the time of the incident in 2008 and how they were applied. The review was also asked to examine NAPAC’s current governance systems and policies and how they would hold up in the case of a similar incident occurring. Click on the title to read more.

The power of listening

Are you a good listener, looking to learn new skills and volunteer with a friendly team? Can you commit to a weekly 4-hour shift in Stockport, Mon-Fri during the day or evening?

‘Tell Me Who I Am’ – Alex and Marcus Lewis tell their story

Twins Alex and Marcus Lewis are the subject of an extraordinary new documentary, “Tell Me Who I Am,” debuting globally on Netflix Friday 18th October 2019. Alex was in his late teens when a motorcycle accident wiped out his memory, except for one thing: he recognised...

Peter Saunders – review update

It is with regret the NAPAC Board of Trustees has suspended Pete Saunders from his role as Founder and Spokesperson with immediate effect. This period of suspension will allow a process of investigation into the issues raised by a story published on 25 August 2019 regarding an incident in 2008.

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