The service is funded by HMP The Mount as part of the prison’s commitment to preventing custodial violence and antisocial behaviour (ASB). In May 2019, the restorative approaches work at HMP The Mount was awarded the Restorative Services Quality Mark by the Restorative Justice Council, in recognition that the service is delivered safely, effectively and to a high standard. In this evaluation report, we outline how the restorative approaches service is delivered, exploring its outcomes between June 2017 and December 2020.
Part way through this first lockdown, news emerged about the additional vulnerability to Coronavirus for people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds. Concerns surrounding the high death rates within these communities coincided with the tragic killing of George Floyd in the US in May 2020. Subsequently, there was a significant rise in anti-racism movements and global Black Lives Matter rallies and demonstrations. At this highly emotive time, our staff team became increasingly aware of the experience of prisoners from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds and sought to learn more about their current thoughts and feelings, about the support they needed, and the role we could play as an organisation. Read More
The trustees present their report and accounts for the year ended 31 st March 2019. The accounts comply with the requirements of the Charities Act 2011, Financial Reporting Standard 102 and follow the recommendations in Accounting and Reporting by Charities: Statement of Recommended Practice applicable to charities preparing their accounts in accordance with the Financial Reporting Standard applicable in the UK and Republic of Ireland (FRS 102) (effective 1 January 2015).