The best chance at a second chance.
people released from prison a month are homeless or sleeping rough.
Having somewhere safe to sleep is one of the most basic human needs.
of people in custody have mental health or drug and alcohol problems.
Without the right support they have little chance of stabilising their lives.
Discharge Grant is given to prison leavers to cover essentials.
Some people leave prison with little more than the clothes they went in with.
Realities of release
Watch Nacro Resettlement Worker, Robert, describe the challenge of helping prisoners who are released on a Friday and the race against time to get vital services in place before the weekend.
The reality of Friday release as The World at One follows a Nacro service user.
Making the campaign film
Blog written by the filmmaker of 'Out of Time'
Friday release stories
Read our service users' accounts of being released on a Friday