Prisoner Support Services offers a holistic mentoring service supporting with problem solving, and providing access to social justice. They ultimately work to empower service users to take control of their own circumstances.
EOS is a CIC, run by ex-prisoners, for prison leavers. They provide high quality, long-term support to prison leavers to allow them to re-establish themselves in the community through gaining access to education, training and employment.
The Criminal Justice and Human Rights Centre is a group of researchers, practitioners and community members studying the ‘justice’ in the criminal justice system. The Centre is interested in addressing the multiple challenges facing criminal justice, both nationally and internationally. The Centre takes a strategic focus on penal policy reform, international justice and human rights, and women’s justice.
Rethink Mental Illness is a value based charity, formed over 50 years ago, striving to improve the quality of life for all those severely affected by mental illness. They have 3 key business areas, campaigning, service delivery and advice and information provision.
They currently deliver in the following areas:
- CQC-registered care
- Criminal Justice, Secure Care and Care Navigation
- Supported Housing and Floating Support, including support to homeless people
- Residential Nursing and Care Homes
- Crisis & Recovery Houses
- Community based support services including peer support, carers support, helplines, employment and navigation services
- Adult and Children’s Advocacy
The Black Criminology Network (BCN) is an independent Global hub for Criminologists. particularly of Black heritage, to network, learn and achieve. They endeavour to support current and prospective Criminologists, particularly of Black heritage by facilitating monthly networking events, encouraging development, and sharing opportunities. They also consult individuals and organisations on how to support students or peers.
Restart is a young and dynamic CIC with a vision dedicated to the promotion of the health and well-being of people in prison, leaving prison, who have left prison, their family members, support networks, the local community and anyone affected by imprisonment. We provide support through the provision of a range of services and information.
SAMM National provides a wide range of peer support services to people bereaved by murder and manslaughter. All services have been designed by the bereaved for the bereaved to meet a persons’ emotional support needs. Support is delivered by specially trained volunteers with lived experience of homicide.
AVZ campaigns to end road danger and traffic harm. They lobby for road safety programmes to be based on road danger reduction and thus concerned about the intimidation, emissions and carbon consumption of excessive and inappropriate use of motor vehicles, in addition to road casualties.
Their Roads Policing campaign calls for better use of the limited resources with a focus on tackling offences which pose harm to others, especially those walking and cycling. They monitor the justice system’s response to motoring offences and try to identify what good practice looks like.
Access2Advice aims to break the cycle of reoffending by offering training and work placements that improves skills and qualifications, which in turn improves confidence and motivation to gain employment.
Action for Race Equality’s mission is to end racial inequality. Its work champions fairness, challenges discrimination and pioneers innovative solutions to empower young people through education, employment and enterprise.