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17 11, 2014

Hope is the heart of it

By | November 17th, 2014|Blog|

Why, do people offend? It varies, sometimes it is for money, sometimes for power and status, often it is for drugs but sometimes people just get themselves in to a situation they don’t know the way out of. Sometimes it [...]

17 11, 2014

Quantity Not Quality (by Matthew Kidd)

By | November 17th, 2014|Blog|

Much is currently being written in response to Grayling's claim that every prisoner serving a sentence of 12 months or less should have a reformed offender to mentor them through their transition back to the community. Whilst in principle I [...]

17 11, 2014

The importance of emotional intelligence

By | November 17th, 2014|Blog|

The importance of emotional intelligence Having emotional intelligence is perhaps the most important aspect to becoming a successful mentor. Emotional intelligence isn’t something that is taught at schools and many people may not have an idea of what it is [...]

17 11, 2014

Jogging with Jody

By | November 17th, 2014|Latest News|

Jogging with Jody   CLI were delighted to attend the premiere of “Jogging with Jody” on Monday 20th October at Cambridge festival of ideas, followed by a viewing amongst leading academics at [...]

11 11, 2014

James

By | November 11th, 2014|Stories|

James is 42 years old and was referred to CLI with a view to finding new interests and activities to help fill the void that was left when he stopped using illicit substances. At the time he was of no [...]

30 09, 2014

Next volunteer training dates set.

By | September 30th, 2014|Latest News|

Next volunteer training dates set We are excited to have nearly completed interviews with the latest applicants for our volunteer mentor positions across Manchester and Tameside.  The interest has been really high this past few months [...]

29 09, 2014

Neil

By | September 29th, 2014|Stories|

Neil is 36 years old and was referred to CLI with a view to finding new interests and activities to help fill the void that was left when he stopped drinking. At the time Neil had just moved to the [...]

25 09, 2014

Hello world!

By | September 25th, 2014|Uncategorized|

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