Please help someone to make a new start
Did you know?
- 48% of adults are re-convicted within one year of being released. For those serving sentences of less than 12 months, this increases to 64%.
- 58% of women are re-convicted within one year of leaving prison. This rises to 73% for sentences of less than 12 months.
- 24% of prisoners were taken into care as a child, compared to 2% of the general population.
- The prison population is projected to rise by a further 3,200 places by March 2023. *
- The average annual cost of a prison place in England and Wales is £40,843.
- The average annual cost for us to support a client to make a new start is £751.
Support SWCC financially
Your support will make a significant difference in the lives of people leaving prison as they re-adjust to life on the outside. If you would like to send us a donation you can do so in the following ways:
Download a standing order form here and send your completed form to:
South West Community Chaplaincy, CoLab Exeter, Wat Tyler House, 3 King William Street, Exeter EX4 6PD