The state of the sector report 2015
Key trends for voluntary sector organisations working with people in contact with the criminal justice system and their families
The results from our latest survey show that the sector continues to be diverse, with survey respondents ranging from small community based organisations that are completely volunteer led, to those with 2,000 members of staff. We found that the needs of service users are increasing and becoming more complex, volunteering remains vital for the sector, and volunteer recruitment is increasing. Many organisations are relying on their reserves putting them at risk of closure and the majority of organisations only sometimes or never receive full cost recovery on the contracts they deliver.