A Matter of Life and DeathOur Annual Symposium 2018
'I won't be held back by my past, not by anyone'Lady Unchained
'Guilt is a life threatening emotion'Lucy Baldwin
'Help turn suffering into wisdom and positivty'Richard Lambe
'There have been 2077 self-inflicted deaths in prisons since 1990'Deborah Coles - Director at Inquest
'I put those painful memories onto a page'Jamal Khan
Safe Ground works to promote relationship skills
as tools for empowering people to change,
so reducing the risk of reoffending and building
The Impact of our Family Man Programme
Our new interactive Annual Report 2016-17
is out now and available here.
See how the organisation has navigated uncertainty in the funding landscape through innovative partnership working and new programme development. Get to know more about Safe Ground, our programmes and policy work through the viewpoints of our programme graduates, volunteers, staff and trustees.
Latest blogs & news
‘I will quit if I haven’t succeeded in 12 months’ HMP Birmingham, Rory Stewart and the prison crisis
The Ministry of Justice recently seized control of HMP Birmingham from G4S after a surprise inspection found that those inside ‘used drink, drugs and violence with impunity and corridors were littered with cockroaches, blood and vomit.’ (The Guardian). These are shocking findings but unfortunately there have been countless reports stating the horrific conditions of many […]
‘Clink Speak’ Dictionary
Safe Ground participants at HMP Lewes created a ‘Clink Speak’ dictionary, which was designed to help men in the first night centre gain an understanding of the language used within the prison.
Thinking Home – Interdisciplinary Dialogues
Our Executive Director Charlie Weinberg has written a chapter with Obinna Nwosu in the book ‘Thinking Home – Interdisciplinary Dialogues’. The chapter is entitled ‘Domestic Dislocation – When Home is Not So Sweet.’ It explores the meaning of the concept Domestic Dislocation. It notes the difficulties that many people in prison face, and what it […]