St Giles Trust have a new project called ‘Peer Circles’

St Giles Trust have a new project called ‘Peer Circles’. This is a new service that offers support from Peer Advisors, people who have overcome disadvantage themselves who are now trained to offer help. The Peer Circles Project will work with individuals, aged 25 plus, with complex needs and severe and multiple disadvantages (SMD) and … Continued

Working Chance delighted to win the Big Pitch Live

Working Chance – the UK’s only specialist recruitment consultancy for women with convictions and young women leaving care – were delighted to win the Big Pitch Live at Sage Summit UK earlier this month. Alongside two other charities, Working Chance pitched for support to a panel of invited judges from the Sage community and were … Continued

The Nelson Trust successful in securing funding from BBC Children in Need

The Nelson Trust were recently successful in securing funding from BBC Children in Need to expand their work with young women and girls. This funding will enable The Nelson Trust to provide intervention at an earlier stage, with the aim of building resilience around sexual exploitation, substance misuse, anti-social behaviour and crime. In its first … Continued

Children on the Edge: Children affected by maternal imprisonment

Our recent report ‘Children on the Edge: Children affected by maternal imprisonment‘ makes eleven recommendations that identify areas of development needed in the impact that maternal imprisonment has on children. We will be including a few of these in this and future ebulletins. 5. Children/young people need to be supported and encouraged to maintain contact with … Continued