Tickets to our symposium 'A Matter of Life and Death' are available nowClick here for more information on how to get your hands on one
Safe Ground have been highlighted by NPC as having a significantly positive effect on re-offending rates.To read the full post please click here
“Safe Ground has an outstanding and independently-verified track record of reaching the angry young men who both commit crime and are victims of crime..."Click hear to read the full quote
Men at HMP Lewes have created a 'Clink Speak' DictionaryClick here to see it
Our interactive Annual Report 2016-17, celebrating 21 years of impact, is now available to read. Get to know more about Safe Ground, our programmes and policy work through the viewpoints of our programme graduates, volunteers, staff and trustees.To download the Annual Report please click here
We recently spoke to one of our alumni, Jason, about his experience of the arts, and how he hopes to take his passion forwards in the future.To read the full post please click here.
Fathers Inside participants are 16 percentage points less likely to re-offend!Click here for more information
Lord Farmer's review highlights how our work "...uses proven methods to encourage key elements of desistance". In a Ministry of Justice Data Lab analysis on Fathers Inside, “only 24% of men who took the programme re-offended within a year of release”, in contrast to 40% for their counterparts whom did not participate.Click here for more on Safe Ground in the Farmer Review on page 86
'I would kindly ask you to appreciate/ recognise the resilience, steel and resolve of these young men standing here with me today...'To view the full letter click here
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 […]