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NGONational Association for the Care and Resettlement of Offenders (NACRO)
AddressNACRO, 169 Clapham Road, London, SW9 0PU
Telephone020 75826500
Background InformationNACRO is a major crime reduction charity, campaigning for the reform of the criminal justice system, and running more than 200 projects in England and Wales, focussing on areas such as the resettlement of offenders, housing, education and employment, mental health, youth crime, and race and the criminal justice system. Originally concentrating on research and co-ordinating functions, NACRO was established as a successor body to the National Association of Discharged Prisoners Aid Societies. Though its work in Bristol, NACRO was also crucial to the development of the National Association of Victim Support Schemes, now known as Victim Support. Charity no. 226171, company no. 00203583. Sources:;
Year Created1966
Other Names / Antecedent BodiesNational Association of Discharged Prisoners Aid Societies; National Association for the Care and Resettlement of Offenders (1925-2004)
Related OrganisationsVictim Support
KeywordsChildren and young people; Education; Ethnicity and race; Housing and homelessness; Ill-Health, medicine, counselling and rehabilitation; Legal affairs, the justice system and crime; Public safety; Social care.
Last Edited ByRC at 24/09/2007 13:15:50