Supporting Homeless Rehabilitating Offenders Rebuilding Lives

Together we’re
Recycling Lives

Changing lives through offender rehabilitation, residential support and food redistribution

  • Together we’re changing lives

    Together we’re changing lives

    We’re rehabilitating offenders - to reduce reoffending, reunite families and improve employment rates

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  • Together we’re changing lives

    Together we’re changing lives

    We’re supporting men facing homelessness - to reduce welfare dependency and develop independence

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  • Together we’re changing lives

    Together we’re changing lives

    We’re providing food to schools and charities - to support communities and tackle food poverty

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Recycling Lives works
Recycling Lives works

Partnerships

Working with partners across all sectors we help prisons, businesses and charities to create lasting change:

  • Working with communities to reduce crime, homelessness and poverty
  • Partnering with prisons to reduce reoffending by supporting offenders
  • Working with businesses to demonstrate their values through recruitment
  • Supporting charities to reduce running costs by providing quality food
Rebuilding lives
  • “The structure Recycling Lives has in place, coaching and mentoring offenders, is invaluable.”
    Governor, HMP Dovegate
  • “I’ve never had people looking out for me in the way Recycling Lives does.”
    Chris, ex-offender
  • “The food from Recycling Lives has helped to reduce costs meaning money can be directed into patient care.”
    Manager, Pendleside Hospice
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Our Values

  • Person-centred

    We always put the best interests of the people and communities we support first

  • Collaborative

    We form trusted partnerships across all sectors to deliver on our aims

  • Sustainable

    We deliver financially-sound programmes that create lasting change

  • Proactive

    We are entrepreneurial, fast-paced and responsive to change

Demonstrating value

We create savings for communities and the taxpayer worth millions every year

  • Savings in the criminal justice system for central
    government by rehabilitating offenders
  • Savings on welfare payments for local government by
    supporting the homeless
  • Savings on food and running costs for communities and
    charities by redistributing food
Read our latest Social Value Report here

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