Resettlement, housing and employment

Apex Trust 
Offers a range of services to ex-offenders and employers to ensure a better employment relationship.

Blue Sky
Social enterprise helping those with a criminal record find employment.

Bridging the Gap
Helping discharged prisoners settle into their communities after release.

Crime Reduction Initiatives (CRI)
Provides support, treatment and rehabilitation programmes for those whose lives are blighted by substance misuse, crime and lack of opportunity.

A charity that helps vulnerable, disadvantaged and homeless people in the UK.

Disclosure and Barring Service
When applying for work or volunteering you may be asked for a DBS check.

People can find volunteering opportunities and organisations can look for volunteers.

The Exceptionals
Help businesses employ ex-offenders by connecting them with relevant organisations who provide training, recruitment and ongoing support.

Jobs on the Out
Helps ex-offenders in London and the West Midlands gain employment.

Langley House Trust 
Provides accommodation and other appropriate resettlement services for ex-offenders.

Learning and Work Institute
Aims to reduce reoffending by educating people whilst in prison. Campaigners and researchers who push for information, advice and guidance for prison-leavers.

Makes society safer by finding practical solutions to reducing crime.

New Bridge 
Programmes to keep prisoners in touch with the outside world and help them resettle.

NIACE (The National Institute of Adult Continuing Education)
Local Government Association who encourage more and different adults to engage in learning of all kinds.

The Prince's Trust
Help finding a job, get into education or training for ages 11-30.

Safe Ground 
Using drama to engage and motivate prisoners to participate in education and family life. Runs Family Man and Fathers Inside courses in prisons.

The Shannon Trust 
Teaching prisoners to read through the Toe by Toe peer mentoring programme.

SOVA (Supporting Others through Voluntary Action)
Volunteer mentoring organisation in England and Wales working across the criminal justice system who offer tenancy and housing support.

Step Together
Charity who help marginalised and excluded members of society who have complex needs become active members through volunteering on community-based projects.

St Giles Trust 
Advice and guidance to prisoners on housing, education, training and employment. The Trust also employs prisoners as Peer Advisers.

St. Mungo's
Advice and support for homelessness and training and apprenticeship opportunities.

The Suzy Lamplugh Trust
Practical support and guidance to develop skills and strategies for keeping safe.

Mentoring service in the food and beverage industry who work with you and a wide range of employers preparing you for interviews and employment (London).

National association of reformed offenders aiming to achieve equality for reformed offenders. Includes the UNLOCK Forum, an internet-based discussion area for people with previous convictions.