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Safer Society Steven’s story Focus on practice Steven had spent 15 years in a cycle of reoffending and had 48 criminal convictions and 80 recorded offences. Social inclusion: With no fixed address for 15 years, he had also slept rough for two years. the resettlement of Pyramid made contact with him while he was in prison. When he was released ex-offenders in the into the community, the project arranged temporary accommodation for him on the understanding that he community would accept support, and that if this went well it would lead to permanent Vanessa Richmond from Nacro takes a look at accommodation. Initially, Steven found the Pyramid project in the north-east of England, it hard to engage with his community which is successfully resettling ex-offenders back support worker but gradually, as trust in the community and helping reduce crime was built, contact became regular, he became more positive and kept The resettlement of ex-offenders in the community appointments, and he secured a is a sometimes neglected aspect of building safer permanent tenancy. Steven was also communities, yet meeting the diverse and often encouraged to build bridges with his complex needs ex-offenders have on leaving estranged family in order to regain custody http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Safer Communities Emerald Publishing

Safer Society

Safer Communities , Volume 7 (2): 4 – Apr 1, 2008

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Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
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1757-8043
DOI
10.1108/17578043200800018
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Steven’s story Focus on practice Steven had spent 15 years in a cycle of reoffending and had 48 criminal convictions and 80 recorded offences. Social inclusion: With no fixed address for 15 years, he had also slept rough for two years. the resettlement of Pyramid made contact with him while he was in prison. When he was released ex-offenders in the into the community, the project arranged temporary accommodation for him on the understanding that he community would accept support, and that if this went well it would lead to permanent Vanessa Richmond from Nacro takes a look at accommodation. Initially, Steven found the Pyramid project in the north-east of England, it hard to engage with his community which is successfully resettling ex-offenders back support worker but gradually, as trust in the community and helping reduce crime was built, contact became regular, he became more positive and kept The resettlement of ex-offenders in the community appointments, and he secured a is a sometimes neglected aspect of building safer permanent tenancy. Steven was also communities, yet meeting the diverse and often encouraged to build bridges with his complex needs ex-offenders have on leaving estranged family in order to regain custody

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Safer CommunitiesEmerald Publishing

Published: Apr 1, 2008

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