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Safe Ground wins The Longford Prize 2017!

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

“There isn’t another programme that does what the Safe Ground programmes do. The way they work with the men, and involve their partners, and children, the manner in which they create confidence, motivation, and self-efficacy is unique... Cheap at twice the price!” Head of Family Interventions – Custody & Community, HMP Parc, 2012

Click here for further detail of Safe Ground's work in the Farmer Review

'I would kindly ask you to appreciate/ recognise the resilience, steel and resolve of these young men standing here with me today...'

To view the full letter click here

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.

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.

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"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

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 2015-16
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.

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