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Wednesday, April 15th 2015
RECOOP, on behalf of the Department of Health and NOMS, has developed and produced a suite of leaflets which will ensure that prisoners, custody staff and others are aware of prisoner’s rights to care and support ...
Monday, March 9th 2015
RECOOP is looking to join up its resettlement pre-release work being delivered in the prisons, with a community service based on the need and research from older offenders residing in the community.  Working with Co-operative and Mutual Solutions (CMS...
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  • RECOOP launches suite of Care Act leaflets for Local Authorities. Visit website to register as a member and download, Apr 15, 2015
  • RECOOP launches new Support Cafe in Manchester, Mar 09, 2015
  • Exciting job opp. for Project Leader at RECOOP's Community Support Cafe in Ancoats & Day Centre in HMP Manchester, Dec 10, 2014
  • HMP Stafford to work in partnership with RECOOP to increase age-specific activity and support for older population, Dec 05, 2014
  • ".. like putting my fragmented life back together again" - creating a mosaic at HMP Eastwod Park, Nov 20, 2014
  • Koestler Awards for "The Rubies" at HMP Eastwood Park, Nov 10, 2014
  • Ex-service user recounts a rare walk in the woodlands at HMP Leyhill organised by RECOOP., Oct 08, 2014
  • PRI - Old age behind bars - worldwide struggle with similar problems for growing older prison population -, Oct 02, 2014
  • HMP Eastwood Park Gov Simon Beecroft endorses the work of RECOOP., Sep 25, 2014
  • Vacancy for Project Manager at HMP Leyhill., Sep 23, 2014
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The number of older people entering the UK's Criminal Justice System has trebled in the last 20 years, and they now represent the fastest growing section of the prison estate.

RECOOP promotes the care, resettlement and rehabilitation of older prisoners, offenders and ex-offenders, especially those over the age of 50, in particular but not exclusively through the provision of support services, advocacy, financial advice, mentoring on issues such as employment and training, and advice on housing and health, enabling them to take control of their lives and remain free from offending, and preventing them from becoming socially excluded.

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