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
“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
"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
Renowned spoken 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
"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
Renowned poet, Joelle Taylor, will be delivering a workshop for Safe Ground at HMP Wandsworth on Monday 8th December.http://www.safeground.org.uk/event/groundation-poetry-project-workshop-joelle-taylor/
Spoken word poet Ty will be delivering the last in the series of workshops for Safe Ground at HMP Wandsworth on Monday 9th February 2015.http://www.safeground.org.uk/event/groundation-poetry-workshop-ty/
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
“They wanted us to be the programme”
I have probably had more opportunities than most people to travel abroad for work. In the last 20 years, I have been to Nicaragua, New York, Washington, Costa Rica, Denmark, Johannesburg; and in the last four years, Turkey and Romania with work. Last month, however, probably goes down as the most exotic trip so far […]
Atta Banks Aubades
On Thursday 6th November we held the second and third of our community poetry workshops at London South Bank University as part of our GROUNDation Poetry Project (GPP), with students and local people. The sessions were led poet and playwright, Dean Atta, working to the theme of ‘home’. Some beautiful work was created and was shared amongst the group. Check out […]
GROUNDation Poetry Project launches crowdfunding appeal
Safe Ground’s GROUNDation Poetry Project which is successfully in full swing will culminate in an end-of-project performance event at HMP Wandsworth that we are calling GROUNDation II: Poetry, Power, People. It will be taking place on Wednesday 4th March 2015, but we need some vital funds to ensure that the poetry project participants, their families […]