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Family Man and Fathers Inside highlighted as ‘transformational interventions’ in Policis report
April 8th, 2014
This month, Policis published their long-awaited report on parenting and relationship support programmes for people in the criminal justice system and their families. Co-commissioned by… Read more»
Bad Education
April 7th, 2014
Kerryn Davies I am worried.  I am worried about what is happening to Education, both in schools and in prisons.  As I sat in the… Read more»
Second Chances: The Couplets of our ‘Poetry’
March 31st, 2014
Obinna Nwosu Poetry is at its most powerful when read out loud. If, as our Executive Director, Charlotte Weinberg asserts, the VCS is ‘society’s poetry’,… Read more»
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Like Father, Like Son

Interesting article on thisiswiltshire.co.uk, that interviews prison officer Nick Howard about some of the new initiatives he would like to introduce at HMP Erlestoke. The piece contains facts, stats and observations that Safe Ground incorporates in its approach to the work we do: “Children and families often become isolated and stigmatised when a parent is […]

Source: 28.01.14

The Future of Probation: Charlotte Weinberg speaks to Russell Webster

Our Executive Director, Charlie Weinberg, adds her voice to the roster of contributors in a series of interviews about the MoJ’s probation reform programme, ‘Transforming Rehabilitation’ (TR), that can be found on Russell Webster’s website, which is dedicated to exploring the potential impact of this programme of enormous change. Watch the interview HERE.

Source: 27.01.14

Safe Ground Trustee Contributes to praise from Prison Inspectorate

HMP Parc in Bridgend, Wales run by private security contractor G4S has been praised by the chief inspector of prisons. In a new report Chief Inspector of Prisons, Nick Hardwick, states that the prison had delivered good or reasonably good services in all areas. Part of this success has been the work of the Family […]

Source: 22.01.14

FM/FI Statistics
2012-2013

Courses delivered:26

Total graduates:313

Course
completion rate:75%

Qualifications awarded:828

Students participating
in Education, Training
and Employment
pre-course:82%

Students participating
in Education, Training
and Employment
post-course:97%

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