False Economy?

Withdrawal by National Probation Service of Funding for Circles of Support and Accountability

Click HERE for article by John Samuels QC

Sky News Documentary

Sky News Documentary on Circles broadcast 17th April 2019. Winner of the Criminal Justice Alliance Outstanding Journalism Award for 2019. Watch it HERE

New Circles UK Blog

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Circles volunteers

We are recruiting for volunteers to deliver our Circles of Support and Accountability throughout England and Wales. These Circles help prevent further victims of sexual abuse as they help those who have caused sexual harm to take responsibility for their actions and to make positive changes in their lives. The following link will give you more information:  https://www.circles-uk-volunteers.org/

Circles UK has been providing advice and consultancy in a two year Daphne lll funded programme to design and roll out guidance on setting up Circles across Europe.  A free copy of the European Handbook can be downloaded here.

Ten Years One Hundred Circles. Community Safety - What can be done? Click here for one Project’s report of their first ten years of Circles.

Charity Awards 2011We are thrilled to have won this invaluable recognition for our work, and the role of Circles of Support and Accountability in reducing sexual reoffending. 

Read about the national Awards Circles UK  has won in the  past two years.

Our partners in prevention urgently need help in the wake of government funding cuts.

Ministry of Justice study of first Circles Projects has positive findings

Safer Living's CirclesRead the full story here

Maxine takes over from Liz Brown who will join Meningitis Now as their new Chief Executive in April. 

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Latest News

Criminal Justice Alliance Award - Outstanding Organisation 2019Circles UK receives the Criminal Justice Alliance ‘Outstanding Organisation’ award for 2019’
Criminal Justice Alliance Award - Outstanding Journalism 2019Sky News correspondent and presenter Adele Robinson receives the Criminal Justice Alliance ‘Outstanding Journalism’ award for 2019, for the documentary made about Circles 'Inside the Circle' - still available to watch HERE
Circles UK Annual Review 2018-2019 Circles UK Annual Review 2018-2019

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