GROUNDation II: Poetry, Power, People the end-of-project performance event for the GROUNDation Poetry Project is to be held in HMP Wandsworth’s Visits Hall on Wednesday 4th March. It will bring together all the participants from the prison and the community in a creative exchange of ideas. In addition, there will be thrilling performances by spoken word poets, Joelle Taylor and Kayo Chingonyi.For more information click here
Our interactive Annual Report 2013-14 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 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
"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
“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 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
Great Minds Thought Aloud
The stage was set figuratively by a quotation by the poet Muhammad Iqbal that was emblazoned on the wall in the centre of the National Theatre’s Temporary Theatre: ‘Nations are born in the hearts of poets, they prosper and die in the hands of politicians.’ The layers of meaning are manifold because subtext is nuanced […]
Safe Ground Great Minds
In the spirit of dialogue opened up at our Great Minds symposium last Friday 205h February our friends at Give-A-Book relay their impressions and reactions to the event with a blog on their website that you can find here.
Value is a feeling, not a fact.
Kathy Evans, Chief Executive of Children England, argues that the voluntary sector devalues itself when tries to put a price on what it does. Evans argues that “charities today are routinely compared with commercial business or public services. We should, apparently, be more like one or both of them, less like ourselves.” To read her full article […]