Irish Association for the Social Integration of Offenders (IASIO)

IASIO – the Irish Association for the Social Integration of Offenders is an independent company formed in January 2012. It is a national community based organisation for adult offenders in the criminal justice system with a specific focus on alternatives to both offending and re-imprisonment. This is achieved through the provision of direct services to offenders both in the community and in all Irish prisons

Vision Statement:

Responding to crime through the development and delivery of services to offenders and people at risk of offending, making communities safer through excellence in practice

Mission Statement:

Working towards an inclusive Ireland by developing opportunities for people referred through criminal justice agencies. Connecting people and networks to effect positive change.


Objectives of IASIO:

  • To provide a range of services to persons who have come into conflict with the law or who are at risk of coming into contact with the law
  • To assist those referred to become independent, socially integrated and personally productive through client-centred,desistance focused rehabilitative, employment, educational and vocational interventions
  • To establish the development of excellence in practice across the full range of our criminal justice services
  • To ensure the efficient use of resources in the pursuit of stakeholder objectives
  • To develop collaborative working relationships that foster a more inclusive Ireland, promote opportunity and a shared responsibility in reducing recidivism
  • To inspire hope

Learn more about our Core Programmes

IASIO is a non-profit organisation specialising in the life planning, support and social inclusion of people with criminal convictions.