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Services for Prisoners

The following agencies and charities can provide services and support for prisoners in the south west.

Alcoholics AnonymousAlcoholics Anonymous
Fellowship of men and woman who help themselves and each other to recover from alcoholism.
Telephone: 0300 555 0264
B the change logoBe The Change- HMP Exeter only
Helps prisoners with the transition between custody and community.
Tel:0800 0016 521
Catch 22 Justice logoCatch 22
Helps prisoners with the transition between custody and community.
Referrals can be made through the chaplaincy department or through the general application process.
Changing Tunes logoChanging Tunes
Uses music to aid the rehabilitation of prisoners and ex-prisoners.
Referrals can be made through the chaplaincy department or through the general application process.
Exeter Drug Project logoCheck out and departure lounge- Exeter only
Place to meet outside agencies prior to release, on release day departure lounge is available for last minute support.
You can find out more and apply to attend on the kiosk system for all the different events.
Exeter Drug Project logoExeter drug project
EDP aims to help individuals and their families affected by substance misuse, mental health issues, and other harmful addictive and offending behaviour.
Prisoners can self-refer via the application process
Staff can use the dedicated mailbox:
The Footprints Project logoThe Footprints Project
They mentor men and women who are leaving prison or serving a community sentence and are returning to Dorset, Somerset and Hampshire.
Tel: 07824332227
Julian House logoJulian House- Exeter only
provides a resettlement service for prisoners leaving HMP Exeter, who are homeless or threatened with homelessness.
Official Prison Visitors logoOfficial prison visitors
Official Prison Visitors (OPVs) are independent volunteers appointed by governors to visit and offer friendship to prisoners.
Prisoners can contact us via an app on the kiosk or via the Chaplaincy
Pact logoPACT
Mentoring service to those leaving custody to support them with their resettlement needs.
Put in an app to Catch 22 to ask for a Pact referral to be made,
Peninsula Initiative logoPeninsula Initiative - community chaplaincy
support for prisoners by means of practical assistance, signposting and advocacy within a mentoring relationship.
Prisoners can self-refer to PICC via the application process.
Restore support network logoRestore Support Network
providing personalised support for older people with multiple and complex care needs due for release from prison.
Tel: 01392 964 863
Shannon Trust logoShannon Trust
A reading programme designed for adults in custody. Prisoners who can read teach those who cannot.
Space logoSpace offer a link for young people to speak to a youth worker. Fill in the form and get a call back. Only available for a young person, not a professional.
Storybook dads logoStorybook Dads
Storybook Dads help to maintain the vital emotional bond between parent and child by enabling parents to make bedtime story CDs, DVDs and other educational gifts for their children.
Prisoners can access this service in person at the library

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Our Mission Statement

“To support and advise prisoners and their families to promote and enable positive change.”