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Welcome

We are committed to reducing crime by helping offenders learn how to make a positive contribution to society and avoid causing harm, heartache and frustration to their families and communities.

 

We treat all people, whether victims, offenders or partners, with respect. Through our work, we aim to inspire people to believe in and work towards more positive outcomes in their lives.

 

This website looks at people’s life journeys:

  • Offenders who learn to throw off the shackles of their addiction or other problem behaviour and build lives that help rather than harm others.
  • Victims who learn how to cope with what has happened to them and rebuild their confidence
  • Probation professionals who develop the skills and experience that helps others to build new lives
  • Partners and volunteers who discover the satisfaction of working on projects which make a real and positive difference to people’s lives and communities.

 

Not all offenders are ready to change, or at least, not yet. But we can make a big difference to those who do want to change. We help in lots of practical ways, from helping offenders get off drugs to finding new ways of dealing with situations which cause anger and frustration. 

 

This website shows the many different journeys people are taking to make a positive difference. If you would like to support our work, please get in touch.

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