Our mission

to empower individuals from a prison, military, homeless or care background. We provide the holistic platform for a chance at a sustainable life through education, training, employment, housing and on-going bespoke support

Who are we

Inside Connection Support CIC was founded in 2017 by ex-offender John Burton and son Ben. We aim to be the number one provider of joined-up supported services for vulnerable individuals exiting prison, care or military systems and those who are homeless. Read more

Our Vision

To bridge the social supported-gap and tackle reform and rehabilitation in order to help those who have struggled when exiting the system and offer a chance at a sustainable life. From the high numbers of re-offending, militants, prisoners or care leavers left homeless and hopeless; we will provide them opportunities in the many courses and jobs we have first-hand access to with the Inside Connections app, while furthering them into housing opportunities.

John Burton's Story

I became involved in criminality at the age of 11 and grew up on a north Liverpool council estate in the 1980s where smack was rife. When I was 16 in the 80s we had nothing and whilst playing in the streets I always remember seeing Heroin addicts and drug dealers, the dealers would always get my attention in there designer clothes and driving fancy cars....

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