Shelter helps millions of people every year struggling with bad housing or homelessness through our advice, support and legal services.
tel 0808 800 4444
The Be Strong Project is a community rehabilitation programme for ex-offenders in Bolton, helping them to integrate back into society.
tel 07860 535957
Back on Track is a Manchester charity that enables disadvantaged adults to make lasting, positive changes in their lives.
tel 0161 834 1661
Amber Foundation provide high-support accommodation for people wishing to transform their lives in drug and alcohol free enviroments.
tel 01769 582022
Addaction provides substance misuse treatment recovery services to adults, young people and their families.
tel 020 7251 5860
An addiction recovery service for people in prison and through the gate. Formerly known as RAPT.
tel 0203 7525560
Support for families and friends of prisoners. Telephone listening and counselling nationwide, group meetings and face-to-face support.
Provides advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem.
tel 0300 123 3393
Provides emotional support to anyone in emotional distress, struggling to cope, or at risk of suicide.
tel 116 123
An online directory of places you can apply for funding to help with a range of things.
tel 01983 550355
Information on employers who have ‘banned the box’ and don’t ask you to disclose criminal convictions on job applications.
Advice on CVs and information on jobs and courses.
tel 0800 100 900
An online database listing hundreds of voluntary and community organisations working with offenders and their families.
tel 020 7383 0966
National social justice charity who provide support with housing, education, health and general advice for disadvantaged young people and adults.
tel 0300 123 1889
The Koestler Trust offers mentoring across England and Wales in a range of artforms.
tel 020 8740 0333
Information on benefits available and how to make a claim.
Providing Support to Families of Offenders
Family Action transforms lives by providing practical, emotional and financial support to those who are experiencing poverty, disadvantage and social isolation across the country.
tel 020 7254 6251
Crisis Changing Lives can help you if you are located near one of our centres and are currently homeless, at risk of being homeless or have been homeless in the last two years.
tel 0207 426 3868
Prisoners' Education Trust provides educational opportunities for men and women prisoners to make a positive change in their lives.
tel 0203 752 5680
Action Acton is a regeneration charity in West London, placing hard-to-reach disadvantaged individuals into employment, training or education.
tel 0208993 9605
Working Chance is the UK’s only recruitment consultancy for women leaving the criminal justice and care systems.
Prosper 4 Group focuses on jobs for ex-offenders, and prisoners on ROTL.
tel 020 3021 4780
National Family Support Charity providing help and support in all aspects of family life.
tel 0808 800 2222
Barnados help vulnerable children.
Useful advice and community support for anyone coping with anxiety and depression.
Barnabus are a Christian Homeless Charity in Manchester. They offer a lifeline to around 350 vulnerable and homeless people every week.
tel 0161 237 3223
Albare are a Christian charity that provide housing, support and care to vulnerable, homeless and marginalised people.
tel 01722 322882
Information on what help may be available from your council if you are homeless and how to apply for help.
National charity that provides a voice and support for people with convictions. Provides information, advice and support and confidential peer-run helpline.
tel 01634 247350
Certitude runs Beyond Prison, a Prison Mentoring & Resettlement service which provides a range of support. They also provide mental health support in the community.
tel 020 8772 6222
Through the gate and peer support for offenders.
tel 020 3137 7471
Mosaic Mentoring can help you develop the skills needed to find a job once you’re through the gate.
tel 020 7543 7449
Caritas Care's ACE (Assisted Community Engagement) Project provides an assisted seamless transition from custody to community and reduces the risk of reoffending.
tel 01772 561323
CFEO aims to break the cycle of re-offending by connecting individuals with a supportive church community on release from prison and meeting both practical and spiritual needs.
tel 020 7052 0332
Basis offers information, safety and support for female and transgender women working in the sex industry, living or working in Leeds.
BACO provide grants to serving prisoners, ex-offenders and their families living within the County of Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes.
AVP helps people to deal with conflict and violence, and build better relationships with others.
tel 020 7324 4755
An independent national employment charity exclusively for ex- offenders.
tel 0300 123 3045