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. In 2017/18, we helped around 32,000 people.

Our vision, mission and values


Our people

Our senior management team has operated at the highest levels including central and local government, and in schools, colleges, prisons, the housing sector 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.

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