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Safe Ground wins The Longford Prize 2017!

“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..."

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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

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...'

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Safe Ground works to promote relationship skills
as tools for empowering people to change,
so reducing the risk of reoffending and building
stronger communities.

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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 […]

By Keisha Bhamra - 2018.09.04 in Blog

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