• Apex Charitable Trust

Apex Charitable Trust seeks to help people with criminal records to obtain appropriate jobs or self-employment by providing them with the skills they need in the labour market and by working with employers to break down the barriers to their employment. 

Helpline: 0870 608 4567


  • Nacro

Nacro offers information and advice for families and friends of people in prison and those returning from prison. Their resettlement and advice service can help identify housing and employment / training prospects. 

Helpline: 0300 123 1999


  • NEPACS (North East Prison After Care Society) 

NEPACS supports prisoners, ex-offenders and families in Durham, Cleveland, Northumberland, North Yorkshire and Tyne & Wear. 

Telephone: 0191 375 7278


  • Unlock

Unlock is an independent charity that provides a voice and support for people with convictions who are facing stigma and obstacles because of their criminal record.