Peer Led Mentoring Programme

What is it?

  • The Peer Led Mentoring Programme is a positive support for those coming out of prison.

What is a mentor?

  • A Peer who has been in prison and understands the difficulties people face when they are released.
  • A “safe pair of ears” who can help by sharing their own experience and knowledge of what helped them during their reintegration.

Who is it for?

  • Former offenders who need support during the transitional and often difficult time on release from prison.  

What is on offer?  

  • A personal peer mentor who has been trained in mentoring and has experience of reintegration and resettlement.
  • A non-judgemental, safe and confidential space
  • Dignity and autonomy through a person-centred approach
  • Weekly meetings with your mentor.  
  • Support from gate to community

FAQ:

How do I book an appointment? 

  • You can phone us,  pop us an email or call into our office. 

Whom will I be working with?

  • One of our trained peer mentors will be matched with you.  Your peer mentor will be there to support you on and after release  

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