This year we are celebrating our 21st Birthday! Join us for special events throughout the year.To find out more click here
Join us on the 19th July for our Open House day!To find out more click here
Our interactive Annual Report 2014-15 is 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.
Following our entry to the 2015 Idox Innovation Awards, we are delighted to inform you that Safe Ground's 'GROUNDation Poetry Project' was selected as the 'Highly Commended project of Category 2: Innovation in Promoting Community Engagement.Click here to find out more
The GROUNDation Poetry Project has been awarded a Gold Award by the Koestler Trust!Click here to find out more information
"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
Jon was 17 when he found out he was going to be a dad...Read all about Jon's journey here
"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
“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 »
“Fathers Inside has the biggest and genuine impact on prisoners. It gets them to reflect and start to have some insight on what it means to be a dad.” - Andrew Bailey, Head of Learning and Skills, HMP Whitemoor.Read more about our impact and evidence
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 2014-15
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
Family Ties at Parc
The most recent unannounced HM Inspection of HMP/YOI Parc has been published. Despite the wider issues around safety and violence that afflict Parc, outcomes for prisoners in terms of both purposeful activity and resettlement were found to be good. Inspectors found the prison had placed offender management ‘at the heart of its work to reduce […]
What Makes a Good Facilitator
Find out about Programme Manager, Alison Sidaway’s, recent experience of facilitating Man Up training in Yorkshire and the key qualities of becoming a great facilitator! What makes a good facilitator? It is a question we ask at our Safe Ground trainings. There is an urban myth amongst delegates that unlike teachers, facilitators turn up, facilitate and go home. I […]
Bite Size Poets
As part of Safe Ground’s 21st Birthday celebrations, poetry workshops were held at Battersea Library, Winkworth Estate Agents and Pump House Gallery. Click on the images below to read the poems created from sessions with Joelle Taylor and Sara Hirsch.