Welcome to the HACRO Website



is a world in which everyone on the wrong side of the law has the chance to turn their lives around and lead a life fully contributing to society.




is to offer support for offenders, potential offenders and their families to manage positive change in their lives; to engage with influential partners in the community of Hertfordshire and neighbouring counties; and work to establish a range of educational and training initiatives with a focus on gaps in provision.

Your donation can help get someone's life get back on track

See our current initiatives Below. Donate


Will buy new identity papers/ birth certificate for an ex offender who’s lost them


Will pay for a prisoner’s Barista exam


Will pay for an abusive father to become a better dad through Caring Dads


Will run our Leaving Prison Behind programme for one week


The HAWCS are a team of hard-working Health & Wellbeing Champions who are prisoners at HMP The Mount in Hertfordshire. They have all passed NVQ Level 2 in Understanding Health Improvement. The teams’ main objective is to improve the Health and Wellbeing of the...

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Service User 1

Working with HACRO has helped build my confidence. The projects are a great way to build up self esteem and learn how to work as part of a team. If I never had the projects run by HACRO I’d feel lost.


Service User 2

I came out of prison in August 2015. I’ve worked with Tony from HACRO since my release. Working on projects has boosted my self esteem and I have gained valuable knowledge from working alongside Tony.

Service User 3

I was released from jail onto C2 where I was introduced to HACRO at the IOM projects. Whilst here Tony helped me with getting a job with Blue Sky.He was a massive help with getting a job and keeping me on the straight and narrow.