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…

Fund raising run held at HMP Leeds

Fund raising run held at HMP Leeds image

Prisoners and staff at HMP Leeds took part in a 10km run in the prison’s grounds in order to raise money for a mental health charity. Three members of West Yorkshire Community Rehabilitation Company’s Integrated Through the Gate team joined with prison staff and prisoners to take part in the run, which raised cash for…

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…

Day In The Life: Elizabeth Sang, Case Manager

Day In The Life: Elizabeth Sang, Case Manager image

Tell us about your typical day at work I wanted to join the probation service to contribute to the local community by supporting individuals that are often very vulnerable due to leading chaotic lifestyles. The first task every morning is to get some coffee before reviewing the day’s appointments and reviewing emails that require action.…

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…

Offenders contribute more than £1.5m to communities in West Yorkshire

Offenders contribute more than £1.5m to communities in West Yorkshire image

Offenders in West Yorkshire working on community payback have put more than £1.5m back into their community according to the latest figures by West Yorkshire Community Rehabilitation Company (CRC). West Yorkshire CRC, which is responsible for supervising offenders on community payback and ensuring they comply with their sentence and the orders of the court, delivered…

Offenders contribute more than £354,000 to communities in West Yorkshire

Offenders contribute more than £354,000 to communities in West Yorkshire image

Offenders working in their communities after being sentenced for criminal offences have contributed tens of thousands of hours in West Yorkshire. West Yorkshire Community Rehabilitation Company (CRC), which is responsible for supervising offenders on Community Payback and ensuring they comply with their sentence. and the orders of the court, delivered more than 144,965 hours in…

From custody into the community

From custody into the community image

Interserve is recruiting more than a hundred people to join its probation services in a new role dedicated to supporting prisoners to stop re-offending. The company runs five Community Rehabilitation Companies (CRCs) that are responsible for delivering probation services to low and medium risk offenders. Since the Government implemented Through the Gate in May 2015,…

Integrating the Through the Gate Model into the Community

Integrating the Through the Gate Model into the Community image

By Ian Ware, head of quality and policy The Government launched Through the Gate to ensure that people released from short-term prison sentences received support to help them adjust to being back in their communities and to stop reoffending. The initiative was rolled out in May, 2015, as part of the Government’s Transforming Rehabilitation programme,…

‘Let’s Get Together’ with Community Payback

‘Let’s Get Together’ with Community Payback image

Service users on Community Payback have been praised for helping Let’s Get Together – when the residents of Batley and Spen, West Yorkshire came together in a display of unity during a sun-soaked event for the Great Get Together in memory of late Labour MP Jo Cox. During the weekend she would have turned 44,…