Tickets to our symposium 'A Matter of Life and Death' are available nowClick here for more information on how to get your hands on one
Safe Ground have been highlighted by NPC as having a significantly positive effect on re-offending rates.To read the full post please 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
Fathers Inside participants are 16 percentage points less likely to re-offend!Click here for more information
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
We recently spoke to one of our alumni, Jason, about his experience of the arts, and how he hopes to take his passion forwards in the future.To read the full post please click here.
'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
The GROUNDation Poetry Project has been awarded a Gold Award by the Koestler Trust!Click here to find out more information
“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 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
The need for Women’s Support and Our Own Stories
A recent article in The Guardian states that we need to offer women support instead of prison, a viewpoint that Safe Ground is very much on board with. The article entitled ‘Police ‘need to offer female offenders support not prison’’ is based on a London assembly report that stated women’s crimes are often linked to […]
Fathers Inside Presentation at HMP Stocken
The majority of the men who had taken part in the five week Fathers Inside course at HMP Stocken were reunited with their families for the first time in months, maybe even years. The presentation was made up of an array of performances, jokes, games and heart-warming stories and poems, written by the men themselves. […]
Justice Data Lab’s Fifth Birthday
James Noble, Impact Management Lead in Measurement and Evaluation for New Philanthropy Capital, has written a piece marking five years of the Justice Data Lab. Through the Justice Data Lab, data on re-offending rates for service users can be compared to a statistically matched control group, to evidence the impact of the organisation. Noble highlighted […]