Open Gate is a small charity that works out of HMP Low Newton in County Durham providing support to women leaving prison and resettling into the local authority areas of the North East.
This case study looks at the work of NEPACS, a charity that provides support to children and families of prisoners. NEPACS believes that families hold the key to reducing reoffending and esuring effective resettlement.
This case study focuses on the delivery of an employability project in the North East of England, targeted at offenders who have served in the Armed Forces. The project, called the Veterans Mentoring Project, is delivered by an educational voluntary sector organisation.
This case study focuses on a Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic (BAME) women's centre in Newcastle, that supports survivors of domestic abuse. They are one of only a few centres in the UK providing a holistic service to women from a range of ethnicities.
Children North East is a children’s charity that promotes the rights of children and young people and counters the effects of inequality on them, their families and communities.
This case study focuses on Developing Initiatives for Support in the Community (DISC), and the work it carries out with young offenders, those at-risk of offending and other vulnerable groups.