Fine Cell Work is a charity and social enterprise which enables prisoners to build fulfilling and crime-free lives. We do this by training them in high-quality, skilled, creative needlework undertaken in the long hours spent in their cells to foster hope, discipline and self-esteem. Our aim is to allow them to finish their sentences with work skills, money earned and saved, and the self-belief to not re-offend. We also guide them towards training and support on release.
At the Fine Works Hub, a London-based workshop, we run our Open the Gate programme which provides work experience, formal training and employment to ex-prisoners.
With many thanks to Quite Frankly Productions for creating this incredible Fine Cell Work animation.
DONATE TO SUPPORT OUR WORK
You can easily make a donation online to support Fine Cell Work.
You can also donate by cheque, made payable to Fine Cell Work. Please also print out and complete a Gift Aid declaration form and send that with your cheque. Reclaiming Gift Aid from the government adds 25% to your donation for no extra cost.
Please send your cheque and Gift Aid form to:
Georgie Barber, Fine Cell Work, 14 Buckingham Palace Road, London, SW1W 0QP.
If you have any queries about making a donation, or where your money goes, please contact the Events & Fundraising team on 020 7931 9998 or via email@example.com.
VOLUNTEER WITH US
Volunteers are at the heart of Fine Cell Work and there are many ways in which you can get involved. Whether it's supporting our production team putting kits together, promoting the charity at one of our events across the UK, giving administrative support at Fine Cell Work HQ or even as a mentor to one of our ex-prisoners - we have a role to suit almost anyone!
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Fine Cell Work's mission is to expand the role of commercial, therapeutic, paid needlework throughout the UK prison system in order to create training, employment and rehabilitation for prisoners and ex-prisoners. In collaboration with leading contemporary artists and designers, our aim is to create beautifully stitched products, selling high-quality handmade British goods to the public and interior designers.
Our vision is to enable prisoners and ex-prisoners to build independent crime-free lives, through opportunity, purposeful activity and meaningful work.
- To rebuild lives
- To create opportunities
- To facilitate reintegration to society
- Excellent in everything
- To foster inclusivity, creativity and enterprise
Katy Emck OBE
Head of Programme Delivery
Clare Cowburn Baker
Design and Commissions Manager
Workshops and Training Manager
Production and Design Supervisor
Engagement and Support Officer
Fundraising and Events Coordinator
Volunteer and Programmes Coordinator
Sales and Office Coordinator
Production & Facilities Officer
Sophie Kingsley - Chair
Edward Henry - Vice-Chair
Andrew Murray - Treasurer
Kit Kemp MBE
Cath Kidston MBE
Dame Judi Dench CH DBE FRSA
Libby Purves OBE
Gen the Lord Ramsbotham, GCB, CBE