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Mediorite is a film agency and social enterprise with a twist – we work with young ex-offenders or those at risk of offending to produce cutting-edge film and media.
Our ground-breaking approach provides two-for-one: professional media and social value. We create social value by providing young people with free opportunities in media training, academy programs, volunteering and paid work. Creative professionals support and lead the young people to make the most of their talents and produce quality film and media.
We are positive about the talent and potential of ex-offenders, and proudly worked together with No Offence to produce video for the Redemption and Justice Awards. This created valuable paid work in media for two young ex-offenders.
We will also be filming live at the Awards – see you there!
The Academy of Hard Knocks is a new initiative designed to challenge destructive and antisocial behaviour patterns, and with the use of a carefully structured programme that incorporates esteem building, teamwork, positive role models and respect, aiming to reduce reoffending rates. The Academy is designed to provide a safe and protective environment for young people. All instructors are highly qualified, holding all necessary in date registrations and licences. We operate purely on donations, government grants, good will and promotion/sponsorship agreements.
Our programme incorporates gym sessions, mixed martial arts, nutrition classes, drug and alcohol work, Reiki healing and guest talks.Participants are expected to commit to a twelve week course, attending twice weekly for two hours per day. The training programme is progressive in the methods and equipment used and aims to be physically challenging for all ability levels whilst also being varied enough to maintain interest.
We all have stories and none of them are finished yet.
Yesterday can never be changed, tomorrow can be.
If we at the academy can make just a small difference then we reduce victims, budgets and can really change lives, today and tomorrow.
Video available HERE
Rocket Science is a public policy consultancy committed to improving the quality and performance of services for the public, with a particular dedication to helping disadvantaged individuals, families and communities enhance the quality of their lives. With offices in London, Newcastle and Edinburgh, we act as independent advisers, researchers, evaluators, facilitators, trainers and mediators.
We specialise in welfare to work, learning and skills, economic development, partnership building, third sector development, social value and grant management. Our work supports organisations through change and helps them to clarify their purpose and focus – and we work with their clients to help them design the services they need.
Northumbria Probation Trust works to protect the public, support victims, and reduce reoffending. We work with adult offenders subject to community orders or released from prison on licence.
We also work with some individuals not currently subject to compulsory supervision, but who have a previous record of offending and who work with us on a voluntary basis because they need support to stop reoffending.
Our work with offenders supports their rehabilitation and reintegration into local communities, helping them to turn their lives around and stop offending. We work in partnership with a broad range of agencies to provide tailored interventions for each offender to meet their individual.
“I’m not the same person I was back then. I’ve got my own flat, a job and a girlfriend. I couldn’t have done that without probation.” Offender
- We supervise 7000 offenders at any one time.
- Our victim liaison unit provides support to 1500 people across Northumbria.
- In 2012-13 we delivered 170,000 hours of unpaid work (community payback) in local communities.
- In 2012 we introduced our service user council, working together to ensure our service are as effective as possible in order to further reduce reoffending.
West Yorkshire Probation Trust is an award winning, innovative and successful organisation. We are one of the top five Trusts for reducing reoffending – reducing reoffending in West Yorkshire by 14% since 2005.
We are the only Probation Trust in the Stonewall Top 100 Employers 2013 and have achieved Investors in People Gold.
We are proud of our commitment to service user engagement and the 15 active service user groups in West Yorkshire who are helping us to improve what we do. We are enabling service users to gain accredited qualifications as part of volunteering with the Trust. They are helping people turn their lives round, are an inspiration and demonstrate what is possible with the right support.
We are delighted to be supporting the No Offence Redemption and Justice Awards and wish all the finalists good luck.
Kent Probation is a statutory criminal justice agency with more than 100 years of experience of working with offenders on community orders and licences. Their purpose is to ‘protect the public and reduce re-offending by delivering the orders of the courts and by helping offenders to reform their lives.'
Kent Probation works with individuals to address the underlying causes of their offending, and support them to turn their back on crime, and payback to their communities. They enforce the orders of the court, and provide a range of specialist rehabilitative and punitive services for offenders that reduce re-offending and protect the public.
Kent Probation works in an integrated way with other local agencies and the voluntary and private sectors, to manage offenders effectively. For example, Kent Probation and Kent Police work in close partnership in Integrated Offender Management Units, on Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements and on Safeguarding Children Boards.
Kent Probation has also led the way in developing new and pioneering interventions, often in partnership, to address shared priorities, such as domestic abuse. This has won Kent Probation an array of national awards (including Butler Trust and Howard League Awards).
Lancashire Probation: Managing Risk, Changing Lives, Improving Communities
Lancashire Probation Trust is a progressive organisation delivering effective offender services.
We ensure the proper punishment and rehabilitation of offenders. We are committed to working in partnership with other criminal justice agencies such as the Police, the Prison Service, the Courts, Crown Prosecution Service and Victim Support in order to reduce crime and promote community safety.
We are one of the 35 probation trusts within England and Wales but are currently undergoing a period of change.
We currently employ over 600 staff who work from 14 offices across the county and also within the five prisons, Magistrates’ Courts and the two Crown Courts, which are situated in Preston and Burnley.
At any given time, Lancashire Probation Trust supervises around 8000 offenders. Around three quarters of these offenders are in the community, either on a community order or on a licence following their release from prison. The remaining quarter of offenders are in prison awaiting their release on licence.
We make Lancashire a safer place to live by:
- Working with partners and individuals to reduce reoffending
- Working to prevent the next victim
- Enabling offenders to fulfil their potential to be a responsible member of their community.
- Lancashire Probation Trust is an Investors in People Gold Standard Organisation
Living Well Trust accepts, supports and empowers vulnerable young people and families. Our work includes Outreach, Coaching, Education and the Arts, delivered through our award winning Locdown and Coach programmes.
Established 16 years ago in Carlisle, Living Well Trust now works in 24 locations across the UK.
We work with a wide range of individuals and groups, including offenders, NEET young people and those living in the poorest areas of the country.
Living Well are proud to have received the Centre for Social Justice Award for fighting poverty and the British Urban Regeneration Award for Charity of the year.
Servoca Resourcing Solutions is a recruitment and solutions organisation that specialises in placing civil and criminal justice skilled candidates into temporary and permanent roles within public and commercial sector organisations.
We also offer a range of Managed Services based on packaged resource, support and outsourced solutions for clients within the same market space.
Servoca works in partnership with a number of Probation Trusts across the UK in the delivery of their Community Payback programme. We understand the need for a reliable, flexible, and trustworthy pool of supervisors to service the variable workload and shift patterns that are inherent with this type of work.
We have provided thousands of hours of supervision and have extensive experience of supporting Community Payback departments from major suburban areas to the most rural locations. We provide over 50% of supervision in some individual trusts acting as a true partner by also managing the resource bookings for our client. We have helped other trusts reduce stand-downs to almost zero since we have been working with them.
With the Transforming Rehabilitation agenda, Probation in England and Wales is going through a period of huge change and we are actively looking for ways to further support Probation Trusts in forging their own future.
Prison Technology Services
PTS - provide free services to HM Prisons and related secure establishments of all categories. Our services assist prisons, prisoner families and friends plus, all who have a vested interest in a prisoner’s welfare.
Services are secure, efficient and cost effective. Whilst respecting security arrangements required and necessary in our prisons PTS have introduced these robust services since 2006 and we continue to be the market leaders in these fields by taking advantage of technology advancements as they happen.
Emailaprisoner.com: An alternative method to convey communication to prisoners. Email a Prisoner enables you to send messages to prisoners in the majority of prisons in England, Scotland N. Ireland and Wales. From any computer, without any of the hassles of writing and posting a letter, and it costs less than a second-class stamp!
Secure Payment Services.com - a safe & faster secure option to make an online payment to a prisoner with, the payments sent directly to the prison.
Emailadetainee.com – email service specifically designed for Immigration Removal and holding Centres.
London Probation Trust
Changing lives for a safer London
London Probation Trust is the largest of the 35 probation trusts across England and Wales, employing around 2,500 staff across London. Our staff supervise over 40,000 offenders at any one time, across 620 square miles of the capital’s 32 boroughs covering a population of 8.2 million people.
London Probation Trust’s role is to reduce reoffending and make London safer. Together with other criminal justice agencies, such as the police, prisons and courts, we protect the public.
Our skilled and experienced staff work directly with offenders to tackle the causes of their offending behaviour, enable them to turn their lives around and, where possible, rehabilitate them back into the community.
We believe we can claim to lead the way in emerging areas of work which relate to the management of foreign nationals, hate crime, serious group offending and violent extremism.
At a borough level, London Probation Trust is structured into Local Delivery Units where our staff work directly with offenders. We also work closely with other agencies in local Community Safety Partnerships to commission and deliver services jointly. At a London-wide level, we work through the London Crime Reduction Board, which is chaired by the Mayor of London, to bring together the key agencies and maximise the value of our resources.
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