Staff celebrate International Women’s Day

Staff celebrate International Women’s Day image

Colleagues from across Merseyside Community Rehabilitation Company today took part in a range of events to celebrate International Women’s Day. Events were held at the CRC’s women centres – the Turnaround Project and TWW – and staff were encouraged to wear purple, a colour which symbolises the event. Sharon Reddy, network developer, said: “We are…

Probation and P3 partnership support Ian

Probation and P3 partnership support Ian image

Ian believes that being on probation has saved his life after he received support to help him find a home and quit abusing prescription drugs. The 52-year-old suffers from a chronic pain condition and several years ago began overdosing on the powerful pain blockers he was being prescribed. Ian, who has had long stints sofa…

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 scheme contributes more than £1m in unpaid work to the region

Community Payback scheme contributes more than £1m in unpaid work to the region image

Offenders in Merseyside working on Community Payback have put more than £1m back into their community during 2018. Community Payback is a punishment made by the courts for people who have broken the law and is supervised by the Merseyside Community Rehabilitation Company (M CRC). The latest figures released by M CRC show that more…

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex to visit Tomorrow’s Women Wirral

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex to visit Tomorrow’s Women Wirral image

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are visiting Tomorrow’s Women Wirral, a probation-backed charity, to meet vulnerable women in Birkenhead and learn about their experiences. Tomorrow Women Wirral (TWW) supports women in vulnerable circumstances and was launched in 2011. The women-only centre, which is part-funded by Merseyside Community Rehabilitation Company, offers a wide range of…

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex visit Tomorrow’s Women Wirral

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex visit Tomorrow’s Women Wirral image

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex today visited Tomorrow’s Women Wirral, a probation-backed charity, to meet vulnerable women in Birkenhead and learn about their experiences. Tomorrow’s Women Wirral (TWW) supports women in vulnerable circumstances and was launched in 2011. The women-only centre, which is part-funded by Merseyside Community Rehabilitation Company (M CRC), offers a wide…

Neil comes full circle

Neil comes full circle image

Neil is now paid to deliver a course that helped him commit to lasting change when he participated in it as a service user. Neil resorted to selling drugs in Liverpool to support his chronic cocaine addiction. He was caught following a police raid and sentenced to five years and eight months in jail. Neil…