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Safe Ground wins The Longford Prize 2017!

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.

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

'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

“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
stronger communities.

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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.

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