Since we started in 2011 we have employed more than 130 recently released prisoners and have a re-offending rate of less than 10% while in our employment.
Bristol Together creates full-time jobs for recently released prisoners by employing and training them on the job to build new homes and renovate existing properties.
Our work has had significant social impact in Bristol. For those we employ each year we contributed savings to government of around £40,000 per individual. Since we started this equates to about £5m.
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February 2022: Good Progress at Tavistock Road, Knowle West
Work has been progressing well on our new build scheme to create 12 affordable rent apartments in Knowle West, a deprived area of Bristol with acute housing shortages. At time of writing we are in the process of installing the roof, with completion of the apartments expected in July this…