Charities and their funders are at the forefront of work to support people to support people to make changes, break cycles of reoffending and prevent crime.
But prisons are under intense pressure. They are getting more violent, staff numbers are down, and complaints about overcrowding are widespread. In the midst of all this, charities are struggling to access those in need.
Criminal justice charities must be better supported to fulfil their role supporting people in the justice system. Our beyond bars research explores how. We want to continue this research to develop practical policies, building on what we’ve learnt. Get in touch to learn how to be involved.