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Prisoners’ Penfriends

Prisoners’ Penfriends works closely with the Prison Service to enable people in prison to write safely to volunteer correspondents in the community. This reduces the isolation of those prisoners who otherwise have little or no support from the outside world – and assists in their rehabilitation back into society. In February 2014 the Foundation granted […]

Women Seeking Sanctuary Advocacy Group Wales

WSSAG provides a safe, supporting and empowering environment for female asylum seekers and refugees in Cardiff.  It runs a fortnightly drop-in where women can meet, talk together, and offer support.  Members work together to seek solutions to their problems, overcome helplessness and isolation, tackle the trauma they have faced and turn their lives around.  The […]

Kairos

The Kairos Centre in Newcastle (to the south of Belfast) offers a range of community activities – and received £4,760 in February 2014 towards its Men’s Shed project. This project involves training and work placements within a furniture recycling environment for men with a range of mental health issues. It aims to provide useful and […]