We are a national social justice charity with more than 50 years’ experience of changing lives, building stronger communities and reducing crime. We house, we educate, we support, we advise, and we speak out for and with disadvantaged young people and adults. We are passionate about changing lives. We never give up.
We helped more than 38,000 people in 2016/17.

Our vision, mission and values

Our people

Our senior management team has operated at the highest levels across schools, colleges, prisons, housing associations and private companies. Nacro’s CEO, Jacob Tas, has experience of leading organisations in the business and charity sectors. He is dedicated to social justice and determined that Nacro not only helps the hardest to reach in society but also influences the public debate to improve public services, especially rehabilitation within prisons. Nacro’s Board of Trustees has a wealth of specialisms, such as housing, rehabilitation, local government, national government, policing, the NHS and business.

More about our people


Our stories

We help more than 38,000 a year to move on and turn their lives around. We do this by working in strong partnerships and with a range of stakeholders. Here are some stories from the people we help and the people we work with.

More of our stories