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…

Gavin raising cash for the homeless

Gavin raising cash for the homeless image

Gavin Carter is sleeping rough tomorrow night to help raise awareness and cash for a charity dedicated to supporting homeless people in Merseyside. He will be bedding down for the night in a cardboard box under a plastic sheet outside Liverpool’s St James’ Cathedral. Gavin, head of service delivery at the Professional Services Centre (PSC),…

Biggest recruitment drive launched

Biggest recruitment drive launched image

Interserve has launched its biggest recruitment drive since winning the contract to run probation services at five Community Rehabilitation Companies three years ago, as the company seeks to recruit a total of more than 30 probation case managers. The company is committed to providing the best possible service to people on probation. Ian Mulholland (pictured),…

Career criminal develops family support app to “bring prisons into 21st century”

Career criminal develops family support app to “bring prisons into 21st century” image

  John Burton, who served a six-year sentence for drug charges, is set to launch ‘Inside Connections’, an online family support app for people with family members in prison. The application is targeted at families with relatives in prison but the public can also use the services it provides including guidance on accommodation, drug addiction…

Boxing club hosts class to empower female offenders

Boxing club hosts class to empower female offenders image

More than a dozen female offenders are attending boxing classes at a champions club to empower lifestyle changes. The boxing class is the brainchild of Person Shaped Support (PSS) case manager, Lynn Robertson, who is a fitness instructor and coaches the women on probation together with their Merseyside Community Rehabilitation Company (M CRC) case managers.…

Merseyside Child Death Overview Panel Newsletter

Merseyside Child Death Overview Panel Newsletter image

At Merseyside CRC we understand rehabilitation can only work alongside robust public protection and we have prioritised safeguarding children and vulnerable adults in our work and business. Merseyside CDOP is a panel made up of a cross border group of professionals who meet on a monthly basis to review all child deaths that occur within…