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Enhanced Approved Premises
Promotes Community Safety
Credible Community Sentence
Gender Specific Facility
Enabling Environment
Effective Rehabilitation


We Aim to:


* Provide community safety by accommodating and working with women involved in the Criminal Justice System.


* Provide a safe and supportive, enabling environment , where all our residents and staff can live and work together with mutual respect.


Provide gender specific, enhanced supervision within a structured and supportive environment.


* Provide 'effective rehabilitation' flowing from a programme of interventions and partnership work which will contribute to a reduction in reoffending.


* Aid successfull resettlement back into the community by contributing and assisting with individual move on plans. This could be into supported or self contained accommodation or back to families once Court Orders or Licence periods have expired.  




To make a significant contribution to:

The reduction in the number of women in prison who do not need to be there.

* Community safety by providing enhanced female provision in the community.

* Increasing our capacity by driving forward our plans for a 'new build' extension which will extend & enhance our service to a greater number of women.

* Continued commitment to working in partnership with other agencies.



2013 - The Josephine Butler Award, for a long history and outstanding contribution towards the support, guidence, and ultimate rehabilitation of women offenders in Liverpool.


2013 NAPA - National Approved Premises Association Partnership Award Winners - for Adelaide House & Achieve North West education training and employment programme


2013 NAPA - Patricia Thomas CEO - Highly Commended Individual Award for work at Adelaide House 


2010 Howard League of Penal Reform Runner Up, Women's Community Programme Award.


2009 NAPA Awards Highly Commended Team Award.


2008 Patricia Thomas CEO ,The Justice Awards Nominee, for outstanding contribution to working with offenders.


2007 Patricia Thomas CEO , Butler Trust, Lord Woolf Award Winner, for Outstanding Contribution to the Rehabilitation of Offenders.


2006 POPS Crystal Hearts Awards Winners, for 'Meeting the needs of female offenders'


  • Restorative Justice
  • Place of Safety
  • Effective Supervision
  • Structure & Support
  • Care & Guidance
  • Access to Health Services
  • Partnership Working
  • Education Training
  • Employment Programme
  • Group Work
  • Individual key Working
  • Counselling Services
  • Detoxification
  • Harm Reduction
  • Relapse Prevention
  • Range of Activities
  • Healthy Life Style
  • Mentoring Project
  • Community Pay Back
  • Spiritual Care
  • Move on Accommodation