Safe Ground has been nominated for The Guardian Charity Awards 2014. The awards aims to showcase excellence among small and medium sized charities. Winners will be announced on 2nd December. Congratulations to the other organisations who have also been nominated.Click here to see who else made the short list.
Our new interactive Annual Report 2013-14 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 2013-14 please click here
Spoken word artist of distinction, Dean Atta, will be delivering workshops for Safe Ground at London Southbank University on Thursday 6th November.To see Dean perform and for more details just click the link: GROUNDation Poetry Project
“There could be little doubt of the enduring impact this programme has made on these men and their families...”Reviews of our Family Man programme »
Jon was 17 when he found out he was going to be a dad...Read all about Jon's journey here
Renowned poken word artist , Kayo Chingonyi, will be delivering a workshop for Safe Ground at South Thames College, Wandsworth on Saturday 29th November.For more details and to sign up just click the link: GROUNDation Poetry Project
"This course just opens your eyes to what’s really important. It helps you understand how to be a better father. It helps you to see how being in prison really affects your whole family and how everyone suffers."More about our Fathers Inside programme
"A big, big change. He came out different – oh yeah! The family comes first now. Before it was always himself..... I wonder if it’s the same man I married!"Discover all our programmes and services
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 2013-14
is out now and available here.
It charts the successes achieved and challenges addressed in a perilous economic and funding landscape over the last year. 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’m a poet, I just didn’t know it
I was lucky enough to recently participate in a poetry workshop as part of Safe Ground’s GROUNDation Poetry Project. Sara Hirsh led a group of older adults through a truly inspiring poetry and spoken word workshop at the Katherine Low Settlement (KLS) in Battersea. One of my initial reasons for wanting to attend this specific […]
Why do we do things that scare us?
On Wednesday 17th September poet Maria Jastrzebska ran a poetry workshop for the Polish community in HMP Wandsworth as part of Safe Ground’s GROUNDation Poetry Project. Read about what she thought of the experience below: The day before I was due to teach a poetry workshop to the Polish community in HMP Wandsworth for Safe […]
Chief Inspector of Prisons recognises critical role of families in desistance
Nick Hardwick, the Chief Inspector of Prisons, acknowledged the important role families can play in supporting people during and after a prison sentence during a joint inspection of resettlement provisions. The nuances and complications for families of people in prison can be huge and we are well aware of the need to support families effectively […]