Long, hard road helping prisoners turn their backs on life of crime


Lack of funding, the socioeconomic circumstances of sentenced prisoners, the absence of ideal role models and overcrowding of correctional facilities are some of the factors which influence the rehabilitation of inmates.

Rehabilitation remains the ultimate goal for the department of correctional services but can only be achieved if an inmate wants to be helped, which also comes with considerations...

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