Creativity for Rehabilitation

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"Creativity in custody changes lives"

(Kathy Baker MBE, trustee and founder of the Prison Listeners scheme)


2makeit is a registered charity providing creative programmes designed with and for prisons, to aid rehabilitation of prisoners and ex-prisoners.


2makeit provides music sessions in prisons, with programmes designed to the needs of participants.  Sessions build music skills and support the participants self expression and support the resettlement process


2makeit provides support in prison for self expression, through time for poetry or song lyric writing.  Writing poetry or song lyrics allows participants the opportunity to explore their fellings and resolve emotional conflict.


Everyone has a story and 2makeit support prisoners to express themselves through story writing.  Stories may capture periods of their own life or be a vehicle for self expression, supporting rehabilitation the process.


Building upon engagement in prison, 2makeit provides mentoring support upon release in the cummunity.  This may be a mentor to support the challenges of resettlement, or a session with a musican.

2makeit in Prison

2makeit in the community