Blog Article | 22 December 2016

Social justice charity Nacro join UK SAYS NO MORE

We are so pleased to welcome Nacro as a partner of the UK SAYS NO MORE campaign!

Nacro is a social justice charity, changing lives by designing and delivering services to equip people with skills, advice and support to move on.

Social justice charity Nacro join UK SAYS NO MORE

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Who are Nacro?                                 

With more than 50 years of experience, Nacro is a champion of social justice. We are evolving to meet society’s changing needs and to support a wider range of individuals.

Our knowledge and experience help the most vulnerable in the community to change their lives, and reach their full potential and aspirations. We make this possible by addressing social exclusion, inequality of opportunity and deprivation.

Throughout England and Wales, we deliver interventions which are consistently high quality, evidence based and outcome focused so that we can maximise our impact in communities.

We offer a range of vocational courses that lead to qualifications and employment. Find out more here.

What we deliver

We deliver a wide range of services and interventions across the spectrum including:

Information, advice and guidance

Our one-to-one sessions help individuals to be independent, contribute to their communities and stay safe and healthy. We also offer information, advice and guidance to practitioners, employers and policy makers.

Vocational and non-vocational courses

These provide people with the skills they need to get back into education, training or employment. We have a range of vocational and non-vocational courses which give people the opportunity to gain qualifications and work experience. Our learning centres are at the heart of communities, working closely with businesses, employers and other education and training providers.

We currently offer courses at the following locations: Barnet, Barrow, Bolton, Boston, Carlisle, Chatham, Chesthunt, Dover, Ipswich, Leeds, Longton, Medway, Middleborough, Newcastle, Peterborough, Sandwell, Sheffield, Spalding, Walsall and Wisbech.

 Housing and Wellbeing Services

We work with a range of clients including young people, people who are homeless, women, families, people with complex and multiple needs offering accommodation in a safe and supportive environment. We provide one-to-one support and group work to address individual issues as well as offer wellbeing and outreach services. Complimentary to our work, we also work with landlords to provide housing with intensive management and low-level support.  We provide innovative solutions for commissioners helping them to reduce the call on statutory services and our national Homes Agency helps to make renting in the private sector a secure option for service users.

Access to employment

This allows people to play a meaningful role in and make an active contribution to the community. A history of offending and poor housing, education and health or substance abuse can block access to employment. We seek to address these blocks. We help people put the problems they have behind them and get the skills they need to find a job. We understand the importance of entering employment and we work with employers to help them gain enthusiastic, work-ready individuals.

Preventative programmes

For young people, which provide alternatives to offending and antisocial behaviour by offering positive activities. These programmes aim to make people to feel safe and prevent them from causing harm to themselves or to others. We also work with local communities to address the damage caused by antisocial behaviour.

Family support and interventions

Our work goes beyond the individual – it focuses on families and whole communities too. We work with families to bring families closer together and to bring families closer to their communities. Our interventions are designed to stop antisocial behaviour, improve relationships and raise aspirations.

Consultancy and training

Our front line work means we know what works and what doesn’t. We advise and train others in the public, private and third sectors. We provide advice, training and consultancy to practitioners and employers about criminal records and disclosure issues. This work increases the chances of the people we work with being able to engage fully with their communities.

We also deliver as part of our wraparound offer:

Mentoring and volunteering

Contract and supply chain management.

You can discover more about Nacro by taking a look at some of their case studies and publications.

Find out more about Nacro at

Interested in becoming a partner of UK SAYS NO MORE?

We’d love to hear from you, please get in touch with Lyndsey Dearlove, Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) Partnership Manager.

You can contact Lyndsey by email at or by phone at 020 7378 3170.



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