Everyday our committed teams work with ex-offenders in prison to improve their lives, through education, information and wellbeing. Here are just some of the life changing stories we've contributed to:
Having not set foot in a classroom for 38 years and being unable to read or write, prisoner K is now helping others with their English at HMP Onley.
'Berties' is the first restaurant of its kind at HMP Lincoln where prisoners are both staff and customers, a truly ‘ground breaking’ concept, because not only does it provide food for staff at HMP Lincoln, it also serves food to prisoners and their families during visiting time. Read about the opening with Fred Sirieix in May.
Christopher Leslie from EOS reflects on the role of work in the rehabilitation of ex-offenders and how the right job with the right employer can enable individuals to turn their life around.
Lowan talks about his life changing opportunity working at The Priory Hotel following on from his release from prison.
Tutors at HMP Nottingham transform lives through barbering and feature in a National Magazine for recognition of their work
Our commitment to supporting those with neurodivergent needs in prisons and the impact we're having.
One of our learners ‘B’ at HMP Drake Hall completed her Level 2 Diploma in Food Production, despite not using English as her first language.
Our tutor Andy Johnson has been awarded ‘Tutor of the Year’ and our Bingham Training Centre at HMP Whatton ‘Centre of the Year.
Our 'Dress to Express' initiative that coincided with Mental Health Awareness Week, where the boys at HMYOI Werrington were able to design their own T-Shirts, expressing what anxiety means to them.
By creating a new position of 'Reading Lead Specialist' at HMP Nottingham we have been able to help more ex-offenders who have low literacy levels.
We use assistive technology 'Scanning Pens' to support learners with neurodiverse needs in prisons to access written reading material in our education departments.
"No one has helped me as much and now I am looking forward to release and the future as I can see [myself]changing my life and staying out of prison for good" Here's some feedback we received after the 'Unlocking Construction Careers event' at HMP Holme House.