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Step Together Volunteering

Contact details:

Step Together Volunteering, 5 Russell Town Avenue, Bristol, BS5 9LT

Tel: 0117 9559042

Contact name: Josie Stewart, Head of Volunteering Project Managers
email: Josie.Stewart@step-together.org.uk
website: http://www.step-together.org.uk/
Details: Step Together Volunteering specialises in the use of volunteering to enable people excluded from society to take control of their lives. They have bases in Greater Manchester, Dorset and the SW, South-West Scotland and London and the SE.

Out There Supporting Families of Prisoners

Contact details: 2a Powell Street, Old Trafford, Manchester, M16 7QQ
Contact name: Fiona Clear - Service Director
email: outtheresfop@yahoo.co.uk
website: www.outtheresfop.co.uk
Details: Out There offers holistic, tailored support to families of prisoners which is community based throughout Greater Manchester

Holland House Retreat Centre

Contact details:

Main Street, Cropthorne, Pershore, Worcester, WR10 3NB

Tel: 01386 860330

Contact name: Revd Ian Spencer, Warden of Holland House
email: Ian.Spencer@hollandhouse.org
website: www.hollandhouse.org
Details: Retreat Centre. Seeking to be in harmony with creation.

Making Connections

Contact details:

Prison Chaplaincy, HMP Send, Ripley Road, Woking, GU23 7LJ

Tel: 01483 471000 ext 3133

Contact name: John Gloster/Lesley Mason
email: john.gloster@hmps.gsi.gov.uk
Details: One-to-one support for women at HMP Send starting 6 months prior to release. Includes mentoring, assistance with travel, and linking up with community support.

Church of England Mission and Public Affairs Division

Contact details: Church House Great Smith Street, London, SW1P 3AZ
Contact name: Martin Kettle
email: martin.kettle@churchofengland.org
website: www.churchofengland.org
Details: Martin Kettle leads on the Church's national approach to public policy inc. penal policy, criminal justice and social policy.

Muslim Chaplains Association

Contact details: Muslim Chaplains Association,
PO Box 786, Staines, Middlesex TW18 9BU
Contact name: via details below
email: info@mca-hmps.co.uk
website: www.mca-hmps.co.uk
Details: The Muslim Chaplains Association shares useful information and good practice across the regions for the benefit of the Muslim Community, NOMS and the general public.

Pagan Federation Prison Ministry

Contact details: PO Box 7097, London, WC1N 3XX
Contact name: Helene Mobius
email: prisons@paganfed.org
website: http://paganfed.org/comsrv-pris.shtml
Details: Recruiting volunteers to link in with Community Chaplaincies nationwide.

Non-Religious Pastoral Support Network

Contact details: 39 Moreland Street, London, EC1V 8BB
Contact name: Simon O'Donoghue, Head of Pastoral Support
email: simon@humanism.org.uk
website: http://nrpsn.org.uk/
Details: Network of people who provide non-religious pastoral support in different contexts including to those leaving prison.

Useful links

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Prisons Week

Centre for Crime and Justice Studies

Cardiff Centre for Chaplaincy Studies

PTSD Resolution

Community Chaplaincy Report July 2011 by Dr Philip Whitehead - Teesside University

MoJ Report - Prison population projections 2011-2017

The Tastier than Porridge cook book, developed by Swansea Community Chaplaincy is aimed at individuals who may not be able to access comprehensive cooking facilities and encourages basic cookery skills and healthy eating. For more information and to order copies, contact Swansea Community Chaplaincy.

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