Pioneering scheme helps John make positive start

Pioneering scheme helps John make positive start image

John has praised probation after receiving support aimed at helping people released from prison to not reoffend. The 25-year-old, who has autism, Asperger’s and ADHD, was serving a short custodial sentence for assaulting a police officer. He has a criminal record which spans a decade and includes a string of minor offences such as theft…

Digital intervention to address substance misuse and offending behaviours

Digital intervention to address substance misuse and offending behaviours image

A unique programme is being launched by Interserve’s Community Rehabilitation Companies (CRCs) that uses modern technology to help service users tackle substance misuse. Breaking Free Online is an accredited digital treatment and recovery programme for people with issues associated with drugs, alcohol and offending behaviours. One of the key advantages that Breaking Free has over…

HELP on hand to address domestic abuse

HELP on hand to address domestic abuse image

Interserve has launched a pioneering intervention aimed at preventing young adult males from committing domestic abuse. The company owns five Community Rehabilitation Companies (CRCs) that provide rehabilitative services to 25 per cent of low and medium risk offenders across the country. Interserve has a team of experts who are developing new interventions to address offending…

Interserve launches new Through the Gate model

Interserve launches new Through the Gate model image

Interserve launched its Integrated Through the Gate (ITTG) initiative to support the rehabilitation of offenders across 18 prisons on April 1st. Interserve Group Limited runs five Community Rehabilitation Companies and recruited 120 resettlement workers to deliver the radically improved service. Under the new model, probation professionals working alongside Interserve’s commissioned providers – Shelter, St Giles…

New videos shine a light on our work

New videos shine a light on our work image

Service users and staff have created five videos to illustrate the work carried out by the Community Rehabilitation Companies. Roy Cook, programme manager, said: “I am delighted that we have a new suite of videos to illustrate the work we are doing to support people on probation to make positive changes. “Collectively the videos tell…

Community Payback clocks up more than 100,000 hours in the region’s communities

Community Payback clocks up more than 100,000 hours in the region’s communities image

Offenders in Humberside, Lincolnshire and North Yorkshire working on community payback have put nearly £1m back into their community according to the latest figures by Humberside, Lincolnshire & North Yorkshire Community Rehabilitation Company (HLNY CRC). HLNY CRC, which is responsible for supervising offenders on community payback and ensuring they comply with their sentence and the…