Welcome to Proclaim Trust



After being dependent on heroin for fifteen years and spending a number of terms in prison, Barry Woodward had a religious experience, which resulted in his life being totally transformed. This led to him becoming a national public speaker and the author of ‘Once an Addict.’ Barry is a contemporary communicator, who is humorous, passionate and inspirational. Barry is an associate evangelist with J.John.

Invite Barry

Barry is available to speak at outreach events in churches and prisons in the UK. Please bear in mind that the focus of our work is the UK only. Or as Barry often says, ‘The UK is my parish’. Barry is also available to speak for online livestream outreach events. This can be pre-recorded or live, depending on your preference. 

What People Are Saying

What People are Saying

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Upcoming Events

Each year, Barry speaks at over 130 church and prison outreach events throughout the UK. The  church  events are ideal for you to bring your family, friends and colleagues to. Barry also speaks at online events. The online church outreach events are also ideal for you to invite people to watch.  

Fixed 21

Fixed is a conference for ex-addicts, recovering addicts, addicts and those with a heart for addicts. 


Visit our online shop and get books, DVDs and CDs. These are ideal resources for you to giveaway. All the proceeds from our online shop go to our Prison Outreach Project.


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