Guide to opening a bank account after leaving prison
Bank accounts are something many people take for granted. However, for people leaving prison, they are an important step to reintegrating into society and rebuilding their post-prison life.
Having a bank account can help all prison leavers to be financially stable by enabling them to gain employment, receive benefits, rent accommodation, and pay bills, among other functions.
It can be challenging for people leaving prison to open a bank account. An article that was recently released by Knowyourmoney discusses why there are these challenges and also looks at the ways individuals can overcome them. It offers a step-by-step guide to the options that are available to prison leavers wanting to open a bank account, highlighting some key support groups and organisations that may be able to help.
Here is a link to view the Knowyourmoney guide to bank accounts for prison leavers >>