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Inverclyde Faith in Throughcare (IFIT)

Last updated: 11th July 2024

Type of service:


Need supported:

  • Accommodation / Homelessness
  • Alcohol
  • Drugs
  • Peer Mentoring
  • Re-integration


Inverclyde Faith in Throughcare (IFIT) is a local charity that provides a link for people returning from prison to the community in Inverclyde. The support participants through their journey to help build trust in others, and advocate on behalf of the individuals helping them access the resources they need. As well as supporting people being liberated from prison, they also offer a community self-referral route for people.

Suitability criteria:

  • All genders
  • Middle-aged adult (36-55), Older adult (56 and older), Young adult (18-35)

Persons must be over 25 years. There may be some restrictions for individuals subject to MAPPA restrictions.

Assessment/referral process:

  • Other, Self-referral, Social work

For individuals in prison, this is part of the local voluntary throughcare approach, additional referral routes are via Justice Social Work through allocated worker and a self referral also exists by contacting IFIT.

Contact information:

Further Information:

Whilst people can self-refer, as part of the induction process individuals are asked if they have any justice social work involvement to maximise their involvement in IFIT.