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...

Home Office funds NAPAC support line for another year

NAPAC has been awarded £347,712 from the Home Office through its Support for Victims and Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse (SVSCSA) Fund, which is invested in UK-wide projects to support victims and survivors as they rebuild their lives. NAPAC’s CEO Gabrielle Shaw said:...

Comment on Carl Beech verdict

Carl Beech claimed to be the victim of a VIP child abuse ring and was using the pseudonym ‘Nick’ when his VIP claims were published. Commenting on the verdict of the trial, where Beech was proven to be a serial liar and a fraud, Gabrielle Shaw, Chief...

What the Archers highlights so well about childhood abuse

Many of the issues which came up in the Archers on BBC Radio 4 last week are things we hear about on our support line every day. Around one in seven people were telling someone for the very first time about what happened to them as a child. NAPAC provides support to...

Restorative Justice solutions

19 June 2019 Many survivors say that they simply want the harm they suffered to be heard and acknowledged and for the abuser to take responsibility. Restorative Justice can offer a safe pathway to such outcomes – as long as its done via a Restorative Justice Council...

RSPH accredits NAPAC’s trauma-informed e-learning course

The Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) has accredited NAPAC’s e-learning course ‘Working with Adult Survivors of Child Abuse in a Trauma-informed Way’. This five-hour CPD course will enable healthcare professionals to offer a more trauma-informed approach in their...