News Archive: October 2017

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Complementing treatment through creative recovery activity in Prisons

18 October 2017

Phoenix's Head of Operations CJ Williams has a wealth of experience in delivering recovery focused criminal justice services. Here he discusses the role of creative recovery activity as part of effective prison rehabilitation programmes.

Even though we all recognise resources are stretched within prisons, we believe everyone should feel...

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New report finds essential need for appropriate housing to aid recovery for prison leavers

6 October 2017

Phoenix welcomes a new report from University of York that warns that drug recovery work in prison is largely futile unless suitable accommodation and support are available to prisoners after release.

Research led by the University of York found that many prisoners experienced a ‘cliff edge’, receiving little or no professional support...

Phoenix Futures is a registered charity in England and Wales (No 284880) and in Scotland (No SCO39008); Company Limited by Guarantee Number 1626869; Registered Provider of Social Housing with Homes England (H3795).