CRCs sign up to inclusive pledge

CRCs sign up to inclusive pledge image

Interserve’s five Community Rehabilitation Companies have signed up to the Inclusive Culture Pledge. This initiative, run and supported by Equality Works Ltd (EW Group), asks organisation to focus on improving equality and diversity over the course of 2018. EW Group will support organisations who have signed the pledge with free resources which focus on five…

Give A Day of Your Time volunteering transforms Madisson’s garden

Give A Day of Your Time volunteering transforms Madisson’s garden image

Probation staff have helped “make Madisson’s world” by building the eight-year-old a safe garden to play in. Madisson has a range of conditions including epilepsy, autism and ADHD. She is also non-verbal and self-harms. Colleagues from Merseyside and Greater Manchester & Cheshire Community Rehabilitation Companies (CRCs), and the organisation’s Professional Services Centre, took part in…

International Restorative Justice Week 19-25th November 2017

International Restorative Justice Week 19-25th November 2017 image

Offender-led restorative justice service launched in Merseyside Merseyside Community Rehabilitation Company (M CRC) provides an offender led restorative justice service for service users who wish to make amends for the harm they have caused. Restorative Justice (RJ) brings victims of crime in communication with their offenders. It enables offenders to be held accountable for their…

Long-term Community Payback project an invaluable resource to St. Joseph’s

Long-term Community Payback project an invaluable resource to St. Joseph’s image

St. Joseph’s Adult Services in Formby is receiving multiple benefits from a long-term relationship developed with Merseyside Community Rehabilitation Company (M CRC) who provide site maintenance through the Community Payback (CP) provision. M CRC have have been on site since 2008 maintaining the grounds and ensuring site safety for visitors, staff and residents with complex…

Mother with terminal cancer granted last wish with help of Community Payback

Mother with terminal cancer granted last wish with help of Community Payback image

  Sarah Hayes has been granted her last wish for a garden playground to be built for her children.   The Merseyside Community Rehabilitation Company (M CRC) Community Payback team worked in partnership with Radio City’s Cash for Kids charity to build the garden.   In 2012, Sarah was diagnosed with breast cancer five months…

Merseyside partnership launches Excel-A-Rate program to rehabilitate youth

Merseyside partnership launches Excel-A-Rate program to rehabilitate youth image

  On March 30th, an innovative partnership in Merseyside launched the Excel-A-Rate programme aimed at supporting, educating and inspiring 200 young people aged 18-24 to achieve their ambitions. The Merseyside Community Rehabilitation Company (M CRC), The Rotunda Community Campus and the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) were awarded a grant of £50,000 from the…

National award for Merseyside team dedicated to rehabilitating prolific offenders and protecting public

National award for Merseyside team dedicated to rehabilitating prolific offenders and protecting public image

A team dedicated to working with prolific offenders to support their rehabilitation and protect the public has won a prestigious national accolade. The Wirral Integrated Offender Management (IOM) Team, a partnership of Merseyside Police, Merseyside Community Rehabilitation Company (M CRC), National Probation Service (NPS), and Wirral Ways to Recovery have been awarded a commendation from…

Merseyside CRC and PSC staff ‘Give a Day of Your Time (GADOYT) at RSPCA

Merseyside CRC and PSC staff ‘Give a Day of Your Time (GADOYT) at RSPCA image

Photo caption of attendees below (l-r): Ben Wong; Andrea Shepherd; John Quick; Pam Kendall; Rebecca Harris; Joe Grady; Jan Tuncer; Sharon Reddy; John Burson, RSPCA; Glynn Bayley, RSPCA; Brenda Monahan   Merseyside CRC and PSC staff participated in Interserve’s ‘Give a Day of Your Time’ (GADOYT) incentive that encourages staff to volunteer for any chosen…

Community Payback Supervisor receives ‘exceptional’ award from Baroness Corston

Community Payback Supervisor receives ‘exceptional’ award from Baroness Corston image

Theresa Wimsey, Community Payback Supervisor at Adelaide House Independent Approved Premises (AHIAP) for women was the recipient of an ‘Exceptional Woman of the Year’ award. The award was presented to Theresa by Baroness Jean Corston who was at Liverpool Cathedral to deliver a lecture during prison lecture week to mark the 10th anniversary of her review…

Raising awareness about homelessness

Raising awareness about homelessness image

Spending a cold night under a plastic tarpaulin has helped Gavin Carter raise almost £300 for charity and learn a little about life on the streets. Gavin was one of a hundred people who bedded down for the night outside Liverpool’s St James’ Cathedral as part of a fundraising event for the Whitechapel Centre, which…