Growing Futures UK was founded in 2013 by Desmond Brown to work with disadvantaged communities in Bristol, the South West and beyond. In 2016 Growing Futures UK became a C.I.C. with Beaula McCalla coming on board as a director. So from the directors to mentors its staff are trained and DBS checked along side yearly training in safeguarding. Its board, trustees and staff are committed to providing bespoke and tailored programmes, resources and educational opportunities for our communities. Growing Futures UK works with schools, learning providers and community groups.
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.
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.
Transform Justice is a national charity working for a fair, humane, open and effective justice system. It promotes change by generating research and evidence to show how the system works and how it could be improved, and by persuading the public to support those changes and practitioners and politicians to make them.
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.
The Revolving Doors Agency is a charity working across England to change systems, improve services for people with multiple problems who are in contact with the criminal justice system, and end the revolving door of crime.
Redthread works with young people who are navigating the vulnerable transition of adolescence.
The Centre for Justice Innovation seeks to build a justice system which every citizen believes is fair and effective. It provides hands on support to practitioners in the justice system to help them develop and share innovative and effective practice; conducts research into how things work right now and how they could work better; and promotes evidence-based, innovative justice policy reforms.
Advance works with women who experience domestic abuse and women who have committed crime or are at risk of offending in London.
Anawim is a Women’s Centre based in Birmingham that provides holistic, trauma-informed support to women.
Catch22 designs and delivers public services that build resilience and aspiration in people and communities.
Khulisa works with young people in schools, prisons and in the community, helping them to understand and tackle the root causes of their violent and anti-social behaviours. It does this by placing wellbeing at the heart of rehabilitation; it provides intensive therapeutic support to help young people build self-awareness and emotional resilience.
Abandofbrothers works with young men involved in the criminal justice system, providing them with the support they need to make the transition to an adulthood free of crime, and filled with a sense of belonging, connection and purpose.