Langley House Trust’s House of St. Martin care home, which provides accommodation for adult male offenders, has undergone an extensive refurbishment.
The House of St. Martin, Taunton has been helping people live crime-free lives since 1973. The care home now boasts 31 beds of care accommodation, including 13 wheelchair accessible beds to cater for the growing needs in the criminal justice sector.
Langley House Trust and the House of St. Martin has supported hundreds of men in turning their lives around and rehabilitating them back into the local community.
On Friday 20 October, Mayor of Taunton Deane, Councillor Hazel Prior-Sankey officially opened the new look House of St. Martin and was taken on a tour of the facilities, along with Langley House Trust staff, Trustees and clients.
Tracy Wild, Chief Executive of Langley House Trust, said: “Having a safe and stable home is a pivotal step in the journey to effective offender rehabilitation.
“The House of St. Martin has gone from strength to strength since it opened its doors over 40 years ago. From starting out as a working community offering horticultural and IT training, we now provide 24 hour staffing, extra care facilities for individuals with health care needs and many other services.
“I am delighted that we are able to offer these facilities for our clients which is line with our mission of establishing foundations so people can lead crime-free lives and become contributors to society.”
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