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Tuesday, September 23rd 2014
"Having attended the Rubies group, facilitated by Alma from RECOOP; I can say without reservation that the value of facilitating a meeting place for older women in a quiet and reflective environment is enormous"....
Wednesday, August 27th 2014
A RECOOP volunteer and prison leavers comment on the Training Kitchen and Life Skills work in the Community Rehabilitation Support Café in Plymouth....
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  • HMP Eastwood Park Gov Simon Beecroft endorses the work of RECOOP., Sep 25, 2014
  • Vacancy for Project Manager at HMP Leyhill., Sep 23, 2014
  • RECOOP welcomes Fatima Khatun as a new Project Worker at HMP Leyhill.10:20am, Sep 09, 2014
  • RECOOP launches new Consultancy, Training and Direct Services Support packages for prisons in England & Wales:, Jul 15, 2014
  • Vacancy for Project Worker at HMP Leyhill:, Jul 14, 2014
  • "Was good to meet the guys in the Lobster Pot at Leyhill and learn about the work RECOOP is doing". SGH Commissioners9:41am, Jun 11, 2014
  • RECOOP helps older prisoners/ ex-offenders adjust to life outside prison. Read the personal account of one man here:, May 20, 2014
  • @PRTuk BromleyBriefings: identifying dementia challenging in prisons due to staff training/healthcare deficiencies, Oct 31, 2013
  • Thanks @Clinks_Tweets! VCS orgs pls contact us for info on training in working with older offenders, Oct 04, 2013
  • We feature in @csjthinktank report on new probation landscape & why vol sector matters for reducing reoffending, Sep 27, 2013
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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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