Through-the-gate accommodation & support for IOM offenders – A structured programme to tackle the underlying causes of offending behaviour in Bristol.

How we can help

We can provide;


  • Single occupancy bedrooms
  • Shared kitchen, bathroom & living space

Housing management

  • CCTV monitoring with daily reviews
  • Visitor policy
  • Curfew arrangement
  • Intelligence reports to IOM, Police, NPS & CRC teams
  • Multi agency support partnerships
  • CJSM communication

Support & weekly key work sessions

  • 9 IMPACT support pathways; i.e. accommodation, ETE, drug & alcohol misuse, well-being, health, attitudes, relationships & finance
  • Collaboration between client & key worker to build & action a support plan

Outcomes & moving on

The service aims to achieve adherence to IMPACT IRiS support pathways including:

  • Maintaining accommodation
  • Maintaining IOM compliance
  • Positive thinking & attitudes
  • Addressing drug & alcohol misuse
  • Improving mental & physical health
  • Reconnection with family
  • Maximising income & managing finance
  • Engaging with ETE opportunities
  • Addressing DVA issues

Eligibility & requirements

Clients must be:

  • Aged 18+
  • Managed through, or voluntarily engaging with, IOM services
  • Willing to demonstrate engagement with IOM & support services
  • On release from prison, or currently living in the community

We accept clients with histories of:

  • Custody (completion or early release)
  • NPS/CRC supervision
  • Community orders from court
  • Home Detention Curfews
  • Community payback
  • Non-supervised but recognised preventative need or risk of homelessness

Clients are required to engage fully with:

  • Scheduled criminal justice appointments
  • Specialist recovery support agencies
  • Activities to support employability, health, well-being & independent living

Apply to this service

Referrals to this service can be made by IOM, Probation or Police.

Comprehensive risk and needs assessments must be provided. To obtain the relevant forms, please contact the office using the details below.

Completed forms should be returned via secure email to;

Contact telephone

0117 924 0036