The New Leaf Initiative is a local, grass-roots, profit-for-purpose Community Interest Company that supports people with convictions away from crime and into work.

We are award-winning prison to employment specialists based in the West Midlands, operating a unique peer-led model, using our own lived experiences and professional expertise to engage, inspire and progress those furthest from the labour market.

New Leaf offers training and education, sign-posting, work experience and programmes which coach, develop and rehabilitate people.

Our wide range of services include:

  • Bank / Benefits Application Support
  • Drug / Substance Treatment Referrals
  • Education, Training & Qualifications
  • Employment
  • Housing / Accommodation
  • ID
  • Mental Health Referrals
  • Volunteering

We currently also have opportunities for clients to join:

Construction Training – qualifications enabling you to obtain a CSCS card to gain employment in the Construction sector

Job Club – monthly group sessions focused on gaining employment including CV writing, applications, interviews, and introductions to employers in the region who openly recruit people with convictions

Traineeships – a programme for 19-24 year olds (25 years for care leavers), combining training, work experience, functional skills and a guaranteed job interview with an employer

For more information, or to register as a client please call a member of the team on 0121 296 8339 or freephone 0300 102 3456

If you prefer not to call please complete our Contact Form and a member of the New Leaf team will be in contact.