The cycle of reoffending costs up to £13 billion a year. 46% of all prisoners will re-offend within a year of release. 60% of short-sentenced prisoners will reoffend within the same period. As they engage with Bounce Back, participants develop a range of qualifications, skills and personal assets. They develop confidence in their social skills and employability which improves their welfare and effectively reduces re-offending. The Bounce Back journey empowers them to lead more structured lives, addressing issues relating to their personal, financial and family circumstances.
In just 2015/16, Bounce Back acheived the following statistics: