eu hmpps

The HMPPS CFO and ESF funded CFO3 project is designed to help offenders move towards social inclusion and mainstream provision. 

Support is appropriate to individual circumstances and assessed need. 

Eligible participants must be:

  • Aged 18 years old or over
  • Sentenced prisoners with up to three years to serve or on remand (women only) or,
  • Offenders completing a post-custodial license/supervision period or serving a community order

The project is suitable for those requiring intensive support and/or facing multiple barriers in following areas:

  • Attitude & life skills
  • Education & training
  • Finance & debt
  • Health & wellbeing
  • Relationships
  • Substance misuse 

Tailored to individual need, each participant’s journey will encompass a combination of the
activities detailed below.

  • Disclosure of convictions
  • Employability skills & industry specific training
  • Money management
  • Obtaining I.D
  • Personal development
  • Referral to mainstream activity

This project is part funded by the European Social Fund.