Alpha International

ECOSOC Status: None
Type: NGO working on Crime
Address: 3-5 Cromwell Road, London
Country: United Kingdom
Region: Europe
Website: http://www.alpha.org/prisons
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Areas:
  • Education
  • Prevention
  • Rehabilitation
  • Training
  • Drug Treatment
  • Anti-Human Trafficking
  • Sustainable Livelihood / Alternative Development
  • Criminal Justice

  • Other:'reintegration of ex-offenders and other vulnerable groups (e.g :homeless) into the local community'
Short description:
The aim of Alpha International is to equip churches around the world to help meet the needs of people in their local communities. It achieves this by offering churches many tools and courses such as:

• Alpha course - more than 16 million people have taken part in an Alpha course, many of these in prison. It is currently running in 165 countries, and in the prisons of more than 67 countries worldwide.
• Caring for Ex-offenders – thousands of ex-offenders have been met at the prison gate, welcomed into the local community and helped in practical ways
• Recovery from Addictions course
• Leadership training – over 1700 church and community leaders from around the world attended the last leadership training in London
• Marriage course, and Marriage preparation course
• Parenting course
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