How are we Managed

BACO is managed by an Executive Committee, the Trustees, consisting of not less than 5 and not more than 9 members. These include the Honorary Officers, the Chair, Treasurer, Membership Secretary, Grants Secretary, Secretary, also the Support Service Co-ordinator and three other committee members.


The Executive Committee come from different backgrounds, with a wide variety of experience and expertise, but they share a common interest in the welfare of prisoners and their families.

The Committee is supported by a number of observers drawn from the Prison and Probation Service



At present BACO funding comes from the following sources:

 The Triangle Trust 1949 Fund funds the BACO

†††††††††††† Hardship Fund and Triangle Trust Fund

 Donations from other Charitable Trusts

 Membership fees of £10 per annum

 Membersí donations

 Buckinghamshire Community Foundation

 Donations from other organisations


Buckinghamshire Community Foundation

BACO have received Grassroots Grants from the Foundation to cover 2009 / 2010 and 2010 / 2011 annual running costs.


Bucks Association for the Care of Offenders

Registered Charity No. 263573