ESCAPE has operated across the county of Northumberland since 1995 and has a proven track record of delivering projects. ESCAPE’s work has been nationally recognised as follows:

  • 2001 GlaxoSmithKline Award for Excellence in delivery of Community Healthcare
  • 2003 Investor in People Standard
  • 2005 Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service
  • 2006 Winners of North East, Team Category – Home Office Tackling Drugs Changing Lives Awards
  • 2006 Investor in People Standard Renewal
  • 2007 GlaxoSmithKline Award for Excellence in delivery of Community Healthcare
  • 2007 Chief Executive awarded MBE in Queen’s Birthday Honours List
  • 2007 Northumberland Carers for Carers Award
  • 2010 Investor in People Gold Standard
  • 2010 Local Innovation Awards Scheme – Strengthening Families Bright Idea, 2010.
  • 2011 Investor in People Good Practice Award for Health & Wellbeing
  • 2012 Shortlisted for Centre for Social Justice Awards in Addiction category
  • 2012 Two projects shortlisted for Howard League Penal Reform Awards – our Education, Training and Employability Project won runner-up award.
  • 2013 Investor in People Gold Award
  • 2014 Investor in People Good Practice Award for Health & Wellbeing
  • 2016 Investor in People Gold Award (6th Generation more robust standard)
  • 2017 Investor in People Good Practice Award for Health & Wellbeing