Charlie Weinberg, Executive Director of Safe Ground (which works to help prisoners improve their relationship skills and links with families), is the latest contributor in a series of interviews about the MoJ’s probation reform programme.
Charlie says there is potential for the resettlement prisons to be a major factor in helping prisoners maintain contact with families. However, she questions whether more offenders might end up in prison because of TR and is particularly concerned about the fate of long term prisoners – will they lose services and interventions to help fund the new resettlement work?
Overall, Charlie says the future of reducing reoffending work is currently very unclear and uncertain.
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