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Prisoners and Ex-Offenders

New Beginnings

With many years experience working in local gaols,our successful workshops explore and develop a prisoners or ex offender’s strengths and abilities, establishing  positive thinking strategies and coping skills for daily life on the outside 

Our aim is to;

  • Empower people to build on existing strengths and look for new opportunities.

  • Inspire hope and shift mindsets, so goals and a pro social life after prison can be achieved.

  • Practical skills in seeking employment

  • Re establishing a meaningful life beyond Gaol.

Moving Forward

moving forward

 "WHY "
Knowing want you want and why, instils self motivation based on a person's individual goals and enables the participant to plan positive actions they will take to a pro social life.This interactive motivational session also challenges false thinking and fears, and instils self motivation, self control and rational decision-making based on a participant's "WHY" in life.


Your attitude determines your altitude.

  • Self acceptance and self-value is essential to creating lasting change. A positive attitude is a learnt discipline. We explore different techniques to achieve this.

  • Good communication skills play a vital role in future success. Understanding verbal and non-verbal communication is essential to gaining employment and building healthy relationships.


Personality Styles and behaviours.

  • Understanding personality styles and behaviours is key to building healthy relationships with people and marketing yourself to employers.


Networking / good manners 

  • Learning the skill of how to start a conversation and to network.

  • Good manners and social etiquette increases healthy interaction in the community.

Personal Marketing

Personal Marketing and Presentation

  • First impressions count when going for accommodation, or a job interview. A Personal Stylist will advise on dressing for an individual’s body shape, colour suitability and general grooming, nail care, hair and hygiene basics.

  • Studies show that changing physiology can change the mental state of a person. Personal presentation is used as a tool to regain pride and dignity and to boost self-confidence and self-belief. 

  • Budgeting on the outside is a practical life-skill session. 

Work Ready

work ready

Know my USP (Unique Selling Point)

  • A high percentage of job seekers can’t answer the basic question “tell me about yourself?" This is even harder when you have been in prison. Prison is just one part of someone's life story. Participants will be coached, interviewed, then evaluated to ensure they know how to sell themselves in an interview and answer the difficult question.


Effective Cold Calling

  • Whether it’s finding a place to stay or job seeking. Cold calling by phone or in person takes a specific technique to get results quickly. Don't cause unnecessary hardship from lack of knowledge in this area.



  • How to construct a résumé that an employer will look at.

  • Drawing out strengths and skills.



  • Interview etiquette.

  • Body language in an interview.

  • How to answer common interview questions.


On the job

  • Good mental health and mastering stress.

  • Conflict management.

  • Communication at work.

  • Time management and routines.

  • Facebook

Life Routines

  • Life mapping.

  • Daily Routines.

  • Household planning and maintenance coaching.

Success Foundations  runs regular workshops or individual client coaching.Workshops can also be designed in partnership with existing organisational programs.  Contact us now for more details.
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