Odd Arts is a theatre organisation that works within criminal justice, health and community settings. It uses theatre to reduce risk and inequalities and increase opportunities for people facing the greatest level of discrimination, disadvantage and barriers. It does this through therapeutic theatre workshops, performance workshop tours and community-led social action projects using the arts.
Remedi was established in 1996 with the simple aim of offering victims of crime the opportunity to engage in a restorative intervention with the person responsible. It provides restorative services and support as a means of addressing conflict in any setting – criminal justice, social care, schools and the workplace.
Through mentoring, group activities, community building and co-production, Community Led Initiatives removes barriers to community inclusion for people who are socially excluded, facing complex issues such as drug and alcohol misuse, homelessness, offending and mental ill-health.
The Margaret Carey Foundation promotes restorative justice in prisons. The Foundation delivers community and prison-based work projects; ensures prison trainees pay back and make amends to society as they serve their sentences; benefits the environment by recycling unwanted items; helps communities in need, at home and abroad.
The Partners of Prisoners and Family Support Group (POPS) provides information and support to the families of people who have committed crimes, from their earliest contact with the criminal justice system through to release and beyond.
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.