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Please help someone to make a new start

Did you know?

  • 48% of adults are re-convicted within one year of being released. For those serving sentences of less than 12 months, this increases to 64%.
  • 58% of women are re-convicted within one year of leaving prison. This rises to 73% for sentences of less than 12 months.
  • 24% of prisoners were taken into care as a child, compared to 2% of the general population.
  • The prison population is projected to rise by a further 3,200 places by March 2023. *
  • The average annual cost of a prison place in England and Wales is £40,843.
  • The average annual cost for us to support a client to make a new start is £751.

Support SWCC financially

Your support will make a significant difference in the lives of people leaving prison as they readjust to life on the outside.  If you would like to support us, you can in any of these ways;

Donate online

Online, either monthly or a one-off donation, through our partner - Stewardship – just click here

From your bank

By setting up a regular payment or one-off donation from your bank by using our bank details. Our sortcode is 40-52-40 and our account number is 00017859. Please do let us know if you do this, so that we can identify your payment as we receive it, and thank you appropriately! Please consider completing and sending us a gift aid form if you are a UK Taxpayer – it will make your gift worth 25% more to us at no cost to you.

Send us a cheque

By sending us a cheque.  Please make cheques payable to SWCC Ltd and consider downloading and filling out a donation form so that we can thank you properly.  Also, if you are a UK Taxpayer please consider downloading and completing a gift aid form to make your donation worth 25% more to us, at no extra cost to you!

Standing Order

Alternatively, if you wish to download a Standing Order form and send it to us then please do. Don’t forget to also complete a Gift Aid form if you are a UK Taxpayer – it will make your gift worth 25% more to us at no cost to you.

Support us by giving your time

Represent SWCC to your church or faith community

Train as a volunteer

Go to our volunteering page to find out more.

Offer your professional expertise

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Support SWCC in prayer

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*Statistics taken from the Bromley Briefings 2018