Rehabilitating ex-offenders through CRED

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After release, prisoners face numerous barriers to finding jobs, such as stigma, lack of skills, and limited support. Addressing reintegration challenges requires holistic support systems and targeted programs. Reoffending rates in England and Wales in 2021, sat at almost 25%. 

Developed in partnership with the MOJ, Amey’s CRED (Clean, Rehabilitative, Enabling, Decent) programme currently provides prisoners with a unique opportunity to undertake work placement roles, gaining new skills that will help them to gain employment after their release.


CRED is now working successfully to reduce reoffending in 40 prisons across the country, with a further eight in the mobilisation phase. In last August alone, 775 offices/cells/classrooms and landings were redecorated, equating to 24,440 hours of activity. Since beginning, there has been over 54,000 hours of purposeful social activity. 

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