BEST PRACTICE INITIATIVES

focused on the inclusion of young (ex)offenders into society

La inserción laboral de los ex internos de los centros penitenciarios (Labour market re-insertion of ex-offenders)

Ex-offenders experience more difficulties than other groups in entering the labour market. They use a practice aimed at integrating ex-offenders into the labour market through different measures such as training or workshops.

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Nacro

has a dedicated Resettlement Plus Helpline which offers information and advice to ex-offenders, serving prisoners, their families and friends and to organisations working with them.

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Step Together

Provides tailored one-to-one support to help individuals into volunteering placements that match their needs and interests, and help them develop the personal and practical skills required to build a more positive future.

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St. Giles Trust

runs a range of services designed to help ex-offenders; employment, support, community based training, and housing/emergency accommodation.

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Trailblazers

is a national charity that reduces re-offending among young people by helping them change their attitude, thinking and behavior through intensive mentoring, advice, advocacy and targeted specialist support.

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Bounce Back Project

trains and equips ex-offenders with skills, professional qualifications and an understanding of how to manage self-employment, benefits and tax so that they can move into the workplace with confidence and complete the transition from custody into paid employment.

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Young in Prison (YiP)

YiP is an international NGO that enables children and young people in conflict with the law to contribute positively to society through creative and sports development programmes, in prison and after release. YiP runs advocacy initiatives for and with young people in conflict with the law.

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Exyonet – European Network for Employability of Young (ex)offenders

network funded by the EU “Youth in Action” Youth Support Systems – Sub-Action 4.3: Networks. It unites the efforts of six institutions in different European countries, to create “think tank” to develop “white paper” and a guide to good practice for practices and policies that encourage young people at social risk, to enter the social and working environment.
Euro Forum EYES is created from the European Project EXYOnet (European Network for employability of Young (ex) offenders), the first European network address to the employability of young offenders and social exclusion, that belongs to the Youth in Action Program of the European Union.

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Neustart NGO

NGO which provides support for juvenile delinquents (apartment search, job search, contact with offices and public authorities, personal reintegration into society). Their aims are to reintegrate juveniles into society, avoidance formal criminal proceedings at court, avoidance of convictions and avoidance of future crimes

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Probation and Mediation Service

offers effective and socially beneficial solution of crime-related conflicts and provides for efficient and dignified execution of alternative sentences and measures with emphasis on victim interests, community protection and crime prevention.

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Seehaus

Through a positive group concept young offenders learn to take on responsibility for themselves, for each other and for the programme. Restoration, Community Service and Victim-Offender-Reconciliation-Meetings help the students to take on responsibility for their crimes and give a (symbolic) restitution towards the victim and the community.

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Arc Theatre

creates powerful drama for vulnerable young people. We work with underachievers, persistent truants, those excluded or at risk of exclusion, young offenders and many others in a range of challenging social settings. Drama ignites imagination, nurtures confidence and trust, inspires potential and encourages belonging and responsibility.

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ActiveGames4Change

This project focuses on the importance of embedding sport and physical activity in correctional settings as an effort to promote the inmates’ physical, mental health and well-being while contributing to social control and reduce reoffending, as an offender management tool that could strengthen their rehabilitation process.

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