Beyond Youth Custody



ADAPT is an intensive mentoring, support and advocacy project supporting young men and women leaving custody to resettle back into their communities. It is delivered by Salford Foundation Ltd.

Creating Positive Futures Programme (CPFP)

CPFP supports young people to achieve independence through one-to-one support, drop in services and group work sessions. It is delivered by New Horizon Youth Centre.

Dig In: Stay Out (DISO)

DISO is a supported employment programme for young male custody leavers. It is delivered by Groundwork Greater Nottingham.

Fixed 4 your Future (F4F)

F4F delivers personalised life coaching to young people leaving custody and care to develop their skills and resilience. The service is delivered by Prospects.

Future 4 Me

The Future 4 Me project provides specialist one-to-one support to vulnerable young people with challenging needs by supporting them through key transitions in their lives. It is delivered by 1625 Independent People.

Inside Out

Inside Out works with young custody leavers to develop their personal and social skills and enable a positive transition from custody to the community. It is delivered by Endeavour Training Ltd.

Moving On

Moving On is a mentoring project for young women who are leaving custody. It is delivered by Pecan.

Next Steps Project (NSP)

NSP provides specialist one-to-one support to young people to help them overcome barriers and settle successfully into independent living. It is delivered by No Limits.

No Cracks

No Cracks provides intensive support to young people when they leave young offender institutions or prison. It is delivered by Cambridgeshire and Peterborough YMCA.

Reaching your potential (RYP)

RYP provides a holistic package of support to young people making the transition back into the community from the secure estate. It is delivered by Sussex Central YMCA in partnership with Eastbourne & Wealden YMCA, Sussex Nightstop, Brighton & Hove Youth Offending Service, East Sussex Youth Offending Service and West Sussex Youth Offending Service.

Safe Choices

Safe Choices delivers a gender-specific approach to support young women leaving care and custody. It is delivered by The Children’s Society in partnership with the Nia project.

Safe Hands

The Safe Hands project helps young custody leavers integrate back into society using the power of sport as well as education, training and wider social support. It is delivered by Everton in the Community.

Sisters Project

The Sisters Project is a mentoring programme for young women aged between 15-24 who are leaving or have just left prisons and Young Offender Institutions (YOIs). It is run by Spurgeons, a charity for marginalised young people.


Y-POD provides wrap-around support to young offenders and young care leavers to prevent them from falling between existing services. it is delivered by Leicester YMCA.

Youth Transitions Network (YTN)

The YTN project works with young custody leavers and care leavers to engage them in education, training and employment and enable a network of community support to be built. The project is led by Action Acton in partnership with Pupil Parent Partnership and Platform 51.


Resettlement of young offenders: informing practice, improving outcomes