Fathers Inside participants are 40% less likely to re-offend!Clink here for more information
Our interactive Annual Report 2015-16 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 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.Click here to find out more
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
The GROUNDation Poetry Project has been awarded a Gold Award by the Koestler Trust!Click here to find out more information
“I learnt about the different needs of my children and the importance of good communication, coping with different situations and how spending time with my children adds to everyone’s overall happiness”Reviews of our Family Man 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 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.
Latest blogs & news
Fathers Inside participants are 40% less likely to re-offend!
Safe Ground is delighted to receive our latest Justice Data Lab report, for the first time including Fathers Inside for analysis. Safe Ground were the first organisation to offer data to the Justice Data Lab, which is a big risk for organisations, particularly of our size. This report clearly demonstrates the significant impact of Fathers […]
The Criminal Justice Alliance awards were held to celebrate a ‘marked contribution to effectiveness, fairness or new models of delivery’ within the criminal justice system. The big winners of the night were Storybook Dads, a charity that offers the chance for children to hear their parents read stories to them from prison. Runners-up were SAFE! […]
Prison Safety and Reform
We attended the recent speech by Elizabeth Truss detailing the plan for prisons to ensure better safety and reduce re-offending. Topics included putting governors at the centre of all services, increasing staffing levels and creating new prisons. In the report there is evidence there will be new changes, however there isn’t certainty when they will […]