Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Due to recent events, all courses have been postponed until further notice. However, we are still taking enquiries and course applications via website and mobile app.

In the mean time, we hope you stay well, stay at home and stay safe.

With thanks,
All at Inside Connections

Training, Education, Employment & support FOR SERVICE USERS
Our founder John Burton has been featured in the guardian on 18th February

The ex-convict on how his construction training scheme gives prisoners the chance to build a crime-free life on the outside

Read the full article


The Mobile Network Supporting Service Users

Perfect for individuals in or exiting custody, care or the armed forces, those in support groups and vulnerable individuals

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We offer a wide range of support services aimed at vulnerable individuals


We provide training for people aged 16 and above covering a wide range of disciplines, from functional skills to vocational qualifications.


With newly acquired qualifications, or previously attained knowledge and skills, Inside Connections are here to assist you in to your next career opportunity. 


We provide many layers of bespoke support services; for care experienced young people, homeless,  individuals with convictions, ex-service personnel and many more.

IC Greetings

Affordable & personalised greeting cards from £1.49, send to a loved one whatever the occasion. Includes prison directory to send direct to prisons, custom images & text.

Create & send greeting cards

IC Jobs

Build a CV, up skill your knowledge through funded training courses and start your career journey today, whatever your background.
FREE CV Builder

Find Jobs & Courses

IC Mobile

The Mobile Network Supporting Service Users
Perfect for individuals in or exiting custody, care or the armed forces, those in support groups and vulnerable individuals

Our Mobile Network


We have a range of courses available, apply online today


Skilled & Unskilled Labour

The Road Ahead

LGV Driver Training

Jamie Carragher Academy


More Courses


Learn how John Burton built Inside Connections from the ground up!

  • Our

    February 2017

    Our Humble Beginnings

    John Burton was released from prison after serving a 12-year sentence.

  • April 2017

    Our Vision

    Resettled and reformed, with his son, Ben he sets out his vision to create a platform of services, assisting those with convictions and their families. 
    Inside Connections is born

  • May 17


    Work begins creating the first mobile app for prisoners and their families.

  • July 17

    House of Commons 

    Invited to the House of Commons to discuss how we can take a better approach towards reform and rehabilitation.

  • August 17

    Inside Connections Support CIC

    A not-for-profit organisation is set up to prevent offending, tackle re-offending and support sustainable living. Mentoring support, funded courses leading to employment and assistance with housing are all available

  • September 17

    Mobile app is launched

    Contents Include; UK prison information, prison finder, affordable greeting cards & family journal. CV builder, courses, work experience, paid jobs and apprenticeships

  • Read
    About Us

continue our story...

John Burton


Read John's Story

Ben Burton


Rachel Willoughby

Director of Education & Employment


Mentoring & Sport Coach

Kelly Doughty

Director of Care

Stephen Farrelly

Development Advisor

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