Keyring - supporting offenders with learning disabilities
This case study focuses on KeyRing and one of their clients. The charity supports approximately 1,000 vulnerable people throughout England and Wales, a large number of which are people with learning difficulties in contact with the Criminal Justice System. An estimated 5 to 10% of the adult offender population has a learning disability, and many more people will have 'borderline' learning disabilities; a number that is disproportionately higher than the general population. KeyRing's aim is to improve the life chances of those they support and enable them to take control and responsibility for their lives so that they can reach their full potential.