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
A Matter of Life and Death: What now?
At Safe Ground, we believe our collective work across the social justice sector is that serious. We believe our support, care, therapeutic input, challenge, principles, ethics, relationships of trust and creative approaches to intractable problems, actually do make the difference between life and death for very many people. We also believe that our collective work […]
A Matter of Life and Death
On 27th September 2018 we hosted A Matter of Life and Death in the intimate Sackler Space at the Roundhouse. We invited over 120 guests to join us for an afternoon full of debate, discussion, emotion and performances. The afternoon started off with a performance from spoken word artist Lady Unchained, who set the tone […]
‘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 […]