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TOGETHER WE CAN END THE REVOLVING DOOR

Putting people at the heart of the solution

Those who have faced the cycle of personal crisis and crime are now helping us to change our country’s services for the better.

OUR VISION IS THAT BY 2025 NO-ONE WILL BE STUCK IN THE REVOLVING DOOR OF CRISIS AND CRIME.

THE REVOLVING DOOR

Problems

PEOPLE FACE MULTIPLE PROBLEMS

These can include substance misuse, mental health problems, domestic or sexual violence, homelessness and frequent contact with the police and the criminal justice system. Often people are failed by the system leaving them feeling ignored or abandoned, which can trigger their cycle of crisis and crime all over again.
Solutions

WE RESEARCH AND PROPOSE SOLUTIONS

We work closely with people who have personally suffered as a result of the system’s failings –people who are Experts by Experience. Their unique insights help us to recommend ways to improve the system that decision makers listen to and implement because they are practical and evidence shows that they work.
Ending the revolving door

AN END TO THE REVOLVING DOOR

More people will live in communities that support their efforts to achieve recovery from multiple complex problems and escape from crime. They’ll have the opportunity to turn their lives around, becoming active citizens and moving into volunteering, mentoring and sustainable employment. In turn this will improve their life prospects and ability to build rewarding relationships.
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Tracey's Story

"I hope to make people's journeys through services a better experience"

I became involved with Revolving Doors because through the research I hope to make people's journeys through services a better experience.

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INVOLVING SERVICE USERS

People with multiple complex problems who have been failed by the system work closely with us to create solutions.
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INFLUENCING POLICY AND SERVICES

We’re not only leading the national debate for reform but also providing practical, evidence-based solutions.
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SUPPORTING BETTER SERVICES

Lives of those in the revolving door can be transformed by evaluations using our Action Research approach.
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OUR IMPACT

HAS BEEN IN 2016/7

  • The first-ever NHS commissioned peers support model for Liaison and Diversion has been trialled
  • 98%of Police and Crime Commissioners now recognise multiple and complex needs
  • The services that we evaluated in 2016/17 have been accessed by over 1,000 clients

Latest

Our Chief Executive Christina Marriott was on Channel 4 news on 10 October discussing the new FOI data that shows 20 fold increase in the known rates of rough sleeping on release from prison for people sentenced to less than 6 months.