Transition House Mechelen

Transition House Mechelen has opened in 2019. The facility is managed by Sterkhuis, which is a partnership between G4S Care and Exodus Netherlands. It is the first facility that Sterkhuis is managing in Belgium. Transition House Mechelen welcomes individuals who are committed to actively engaging in their reintegration into society and the “Transition House” initiative. […]

Transition House Hamme

Transition House Hamme is managed by a recently established NGO called “De Kansenfabriek.” Transition House Hamme will be the second managed by De Kansenfabriek and the fourth transition house in Belgium. The opening is scheduled for late 2024, early 2025, so the organization is still planning the opening of this facility. Residents of the transition […]

Transition House Leuven

Transition House Leuven is managed by a recently established Belgian NGO called “De Kansenfabriek.” The Leuven transition house will be the first managed by the Kansenfabriek and the third transition house in Belgium. It is scheduled to open in the spring of 2024. The opening of the house will establish an intensive collaboration with the […]

Transition House Gentbrugge

Transition House Gentbrugge has opened at the beginning of 2023. The facility is managed by Sterkhuis, which is a partnership between G4S Care and Exodus Netherlands. It is the second facility that Sterkhuis is managing in Belgium. Transition House Gentbrugge welcomes individuals who are committed to actively engaging in their reintegration into society and the […]

Lyderhorn Halfway House Bergen

Founded in 2006, Lyderhorn halfway house is a halfway house in the outskirts of Bergen, Norway. As part of a network of eight halfway houses across the country, this facility operates under the ownership of Kriminalomsorgen Norway, the Norwegian Correctional Services. Its mission is to help people in detention transition from a prison to free […]

Emmaus Haarzuilens

Emmaus Haarzuilens is a residential work community that provides a home for people with diverse needs. The community generates income through thrift stores, to which every resident of Emmaus contributes, along with numerous volunteers. Located in Haarzuilens, a suburb of Utrecht in the Netherlands, Emmaus Haarzuilens is an integral part of the international Emmaus movement. […]

Emmaus Domstad

Emmaus Domstad is a residential-working community, accommodating people with different needs. Income is provided by the annexed thrift store, to which everyone living in Emmaus contributes, along with many volunteers. This facility is located in Utrecht, a city in the middle of the Netherlands. Emmaus Domstad is part of the international Emmaus movement. The basic […]

Exodus Groningen

Exodus Groningen, located in the Netherlands, is part of the NGO “Stichting Exodus Nederland.” This organization, founded in 1979, is committed to creating a safe society in which individuals are given new opportunities and can build meaningful lives. Their dedication extends to assisting individuals in or after detention, as well as their families, in the […]

Exodus District Zuilen

Exodus District Zuilen (from now on “Exodus Zuilen”) is located in Utrecht. The facility is part of an NGO called “Stichting Exodus Nederland”. This organization, established in 1979, is dedicated to the vision of creating a safe society where individuals construct meaningful lives with new opportunities. Within the range of forensic care services, Exodus offers […]

Exodus Utrecht (Waalstraat)

Exodus Utrecht Waalstraat (from now on “Exodus Waalstraat”) is located in Utrecht and is part of the NGO called “Stichting Exodus Nederland”. This organization was founded in 1979, with their mission to have a safe society where people can build a meaningful life with new opportunities. The Exodus organization offers various services for people in […]

"Shaping the future, a 1000 originals

Small-scale, differentiated and community-integrated facilities can be found in many European countries. There is not one, but a thousand detention houses. As part of the two-year WISH-EU Project, Prison Insider developed an interactive map that visualizes a database of detention facilities from various European regions. Throughout this European-funded project, we identified and visited over 40 good practices that apply one or more of the following principles: small-scale, differentiation and community-integration. Since then, RESCALED has continued to identify and visit practices whose stories can inspire us to drive systemic change. We have further developed the map to include various filters and detailed reports so you can get to know these inspirational practices!

"Shaping the future, a 1000 originals

Small-scale, differentiated and community-integrated facilities can be found in many European countries. There is not one, but a thousand detention houses. As part of the two-year WISH-EU Project, Prison Insider developed an interactive map that visualizes a database of detention facilities from various European regions. Throughout this European-funded project, we identified and visited over 40 good practices that apply one or more of the following principles: small-scale, differentiation and community-integration. Since then, RESCALED has continued to identify and visit practices whose stories can inspire us to drive systemic change. We have further developed the map to include various filters and detailed reports so you can get to know these inspirational practices!