Spark Inside

Spark Inside

Charity information

Spark Inside

Since 2012, Spark Inside, a registered charity, has been pioneering the use of professional coaching in prisons. We provide individual and group coaching programmes in prisons across London and the South East, which tackle violence, improve the prison environment and reduce reoffending.

Founded 2012

  • Mission statement

    Spark Inside is a charity bringing coaching into prisons. Our mission is to enable people in prison to make positive, sustained and transformational changes in their lives through coaching. By doing so, we contribute to a reduction in violence and reoffending.

    We specialise in delivering professional coaching services that:
    • equip young people in or leaving prison with increased self-awareness, sense of purpose and motivation to change;
    • support prisoners and prison staff to embed, sustain and benefit from a coaching culture;
    • facilitate a global community of prisons embedding a coaching approach.

  • Aims

    Spark Inside aims to:

    • Through our Hero's Journey coaching programme, we equip young people in or leaving prison with increased self-awareness, sense of purpose and motivation to change.
    • Through our systems coaching programme, we support prisoners and prison staff to embed, sustain and benefit from a coaching culture in prison wings.
    • We are developing an expansion strategy using social franchising to facilitate a global community of prisons embedding a coaching approach.
  • Overview

    Established: January 2012

    Registered Charity Number: 1148420

    Board members: 7

    Full time staff: 6

    Part time staff: 3

    Volunteers: 5

    Phone number: 02034680706

    Address: 27 Tavistock Square WC1h 9hh

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