Hidden Heroes to get their day in the spotlight

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Interserve is backing an event showcasing the work carried out by probation colleagues supporting people to make positive changes to their lives. The company runs five CRCs that deliver probation services to offenders on Community Orders, Suspended Sentence Orders or who are on custodial licence from prison. The Butler Trust is a charity that was…

Through the Gate team keeps John off the streets

Through the Gate team keeps John off the streets image

John* was released from prison homeless, only £2 in his pocket, and with just the clothes on his back following being completing a two-week ‘recall’ sentence after committing shop theft. The 32-year-old is supervised on licence from custody by the Humberside, Lincolnshire & North Yorkshire Community Rehabilitation Company (HLNY CRC). John, from Hull, had served…

Probation supporting response to COVID-19

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Two Community Rehabilitation Companies have mobilised 28 staff and a dozen vans across the region to transport food and essential goods to the elderly and people self-isolating during the COVID-19 pandemic. Interserve runs five Community Rehabilitation Companies (CRC) that provide rehabilitative services to 25 per cent of low and medium risk offenders across England. The…

COVID-19 Update for our service users

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The safety of you and your family is extremely important to us and we have been working to ensure we do everything we can to reduce the spread of COVID-19. We have worked made some adaptations to our offices to ensure that they adhere to COVID-19 government guidelines. Before you attend one of our offices,…

User Voice update

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User Voice is a national charity run by service users.  We all have personal experience of crime and the problems associated with it. We share your unique insight into what does work and what needs challenging in the criminal justice system to change our lifestyles and stop offending. We understand the barriers that people with…

Alcohol abstinence tag helps Dave get back on track

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Dave* committed a violent offence after threatening a person in the street while drunk following a period in the grip of alcoholism. The 53-year-old is one of 226 people who took part in a two-year pilot scheme run by a partnership including the Offices of the Police and Crime Commissioners for Humberside, Lincolnshire and North…

Alcohol tagging pilot delivers positive results

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A pilot scheme requiring offenders to abstain from alcohol and wear an alcohol monitoring tag has been applauded by a Government minister following delivering positive results. An initial report by the National Centre for Social Research (NatCen) into the Humberside, Lincolnshire and North Yorkshire (HLNY) Alcohol Abstinence and Monitoring Requirement (AAMR) pilot was published yesterday. The two-year pilot…

Alcohol tag helps Dave live life

Alcohol tag helps Dave live life image

Dave* committed a violent offence after threatening a person in the street while blind drunk following a period in the grip of alcoholism. The 53-year-old is one of 226 people who took part in a two-year pilot scheme run by a partnership including the Offices of the Police and Crime Commissioners for Humberside, Lincolnshire and…