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Help and advice for ex-offenders

If you’re an ex-offender, this section has advice on your options in education, training and work. You can also find out how criminal records work and what your rights and responsibilities are when looking for work.


Education, training and volunteering

Doing a course or some volunteering is a great way to do something positive and learn new skills.


Advice on looking for work

How to encourage employers to look beyond your criminal record and convince them that you're the right person for the job.


Disclosing convictions

Know your rights about Disclosure and Barring Service checks.


Further help and information

Get expert help and advice from Nacro and similar organisations

 

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