"I'd be back in prison without someone to guide me"

March 2010
Community Care;3/25/2010, Issue 1811, p29
The article reports on a young offender who was released on tag to live in the community. He started a college course, but without any support or encouragement, dropped out, accumulated debts and started to reoffend. After just three months he was back in prison. However six months prior to his second release, he became involved with the London-based SOS project, run by the St Giles Trust. The project found him suitable accommodation and, later, work with the project as a peer mentor.


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