Five8™ – an initiative of PASS is centred around a prisoner for at least two months prior to release. it is a Circle of Support and Accountability that will assist and empower them to make better life decisions which builds a better life and keeps them from returning to prison.

Five8 have adopted a unique Mission Statement and a supporting set of Core Values.

Mission Statement

To rebuild lives, families and communities through those that have been incarcerated or maginalised.


These values are non-negotiable and guide the behaviour of all Five8s:

  • Honesty
  • Accountability
  • Generosity
  • Integrity
  • Friendship
  • Community
  • Healthy spirituality
  • Training

Our Vision

Over the next three years Five8 would like to:

  • Establish a healthy infrastructure to resource Five8’s operations (ie. finances, office, staff, accommodation);
  • Enable ex-prisoners to become Five8 peer mentors;
  • Resource churches to mobilise for their mission to prisoners;
  • Build a range of collaborative partnerships;
  • See a number of ex-prisoners successfully integrated back into the community;
  • Reduce re-offending and victims of crime.;