Cranstoun believes in empowering people and empowering change. It is a social justice and harm reduction charity. Cranstoun works across the areas of substance use, criminal justice, domestic abuse, housing and young people. Its criminal justice work is evidence-informed and supported by its expertise in substance use and domestic abuse and the benefits of a trauma-informed response. Cranstoun believes in creating whole system change, providing the right intervention at the right time and reaching people where they are at.
Innovation Unit works to provide systems change for the public sector; growing and scaling the boldest and best innovations that deliver long-term impact for people, address persistent inequalities, and transform the systems that surround them. Innovation Unit’s innovation and impact formula combines decades of practical experience with recent research, to help partners design new solutions, implement them successfully and take them to scale for greater impact.
Fresh Youth Perspectives was established in 2018 when a group of mums of Black and minority ethnic children living in Brighton got together to start a discussion between parents and carers, their children and local services about the wellbeing of young people. Fresh Youth Perspectives believes that by encouraging parental involvement and educating services about the needs of excluded young people, we can make a positive change to young people’s lives.
Power The Fight exists to empower communities to end youth violence. It aims to educate, equip, engage and enable communities to be the answer to the issue of youth violence in the UK.
Humankind is committed to reducing deprivation and exclusion and to improving people’s wellbeing. Its specialist services include substance use, clinical, employment training and education, housing services, housing support and health, young people and families services.
Safer London is a leading London charity working with young Londoners and their families affected by violence and exploitation. Through one-on-one intervention and targeted group work, it is supporting young Londoners to move onto the positive futures that they deserve. Safer London works with them, their families, peer networks and directly with the communities and the places where they spend their time. With a footprint in every borough in London, it builds trusting, professional partnerships to help achieve its vision of a city that is safer for all young Londoners.
The Centre for Criminology was established in 2001 and comprises a team of active researchers and research students with specialisms in homicide and violence, policing, youth justice and youth policy, probation and prisons, rehabilitation and resettlement, prisoners’ children and families, substance misuse, green, global and transnational criminology, crime prevention, animal abuse, informal justice and alternatives to prosecution and imprisonment.
The Thames Valley Partnership works to ensure victims of crime, those involved in criminal activity, and families impacted by crime have the support they need to take control of their lives and make positive changes.
Strawberry Fields Training provides specialised training, advice and support to vulnerable young people and adults at risk of offending or reoffending.
Storybook Dads enables families to reconnect through storytelling. It helps parents in prison to record bedtime stories and messages for their children on CD or DVD.
The St Giles Trust aims to help break the cycle of prison, crime and disadvantage and create safer communities by supporting people to change their lives. It uses expertise and real-life past experiences to empower people
Safe Ground uses drama to educate people in prison and young people at risk in the community to reduce the risk of reoffending and build stronger communities.
The Prison Advice and Care Trust (Pact) is a national charity that provides support to people in prison, people with convictions, and their families. It supports people to make a fresh start, and minimises the harm that can be caused by imprisonment to people who have committed offences, families and communities.
P3 is a charity and social enterprise that runs a variety of services across the UK to give everyone the chance to be part of the community they live in and feel connected to society.
Children Heard and Seen provides support and interventions for children with a parent in prison. The charity was set up in 2014, with a focus on reducing intergenerational offending and mitigating the impacts of parental imprisonment for children and young people.
Browns Community Services focuses on breaking trans-generational cycles and transforming the lives and wellbeing of socially excluded, disadvantaged and vulnerable people with complex and multiple needs.
Birth Companions is a charity specialising in the needs and experiences of pregnant women and new mothers facing multiple disadvantage, in prisons and in the community.
Another Night of Sisterhood is a grassroots community organisation in Croydon. It offers a wide range of services to support families, children and young people within the local community.
Catch22 designs and delivers public services that build resilience and aspiration in people and communities.
Infobuzz offers therapeutic and practical support for families and young people with complex needs.