Protecting women from domestic abuse

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The Merseyside Community Rehabilitation Company has implemented a range of measures to help protect women from domestic abuse during the COVID-19 lockdown. Services across the United Kingdom have reported a rise in domestic abuse. The National Domestic Abuse Hotline has reported an increase in demand and the medical journal The Lancet has also references an…

Probation vans transporting food to the vulnerable during COVID-19

Probation vans transporting food to the vulnerable during COVID-19 image

The Merseyside Community Rehabilitation Company has mobilised more than a dozen people and seven vans across the region to support the elderly and people self-isolating during the COVID-19 pandemic by transporting food and essential goods. Interserve runs five Community Rehabilitation Companies that provide rehabilitative services to low and medium risk offenders across England, supervising 25…

Michael embraces new life

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Michael was born in prison and has spent years in custody but is about to successfully complete his Probation Order and has thanked his probation case manager for helping him become a responsible father. The 49-year-old, from Liverpool, was sentenced to a 24-months Suspended Sentence Order with 150 hours unpaid work for possession of Class…

Charity spreads festive cheer to vulnerable families

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Christmas has come early for children of women on probation in Liverpool thanks to a charitable donation that truly reflects the festive spirit. The Women’s Turnaround Centre, based in Eleanor Rathbone House, Derby Road, has received 31 bags of toys from the Cash for Kids charity to help ensure children of the centre’s 700 service…

PCC Jane Kennedy praises Merseyside Community Rehabilitation Company

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Police and Crime Commissioner Jane Kennedy has praised the Merseyside Community Rehabilitation Company after reports showed it is leading the way in reducing reoffending. The Government created 21 Community Rehabilitation Companies (CRC) to deliver rehabilitative services to low and medium risk offenders in 2015. Interserve Group Limited, the international support services, construction and equipment services…

Beccy wins Butler Trust certifcate

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Beccy Harris has won a Butler Trust certificate in recognition of her project management work for probation. The business and project manager works for the Merseyside and Cheshire & Greater Manchester Community Rehabilitation Companies and has completed a range of key initiatives to support the business. The Butler Trust is an annual award scheme that…

M CRC’s Rosie Jafrate saves a life

M CRC’s Rosie Jafrate saves a life image

Quick thinking Rosie Jafrate (pictured) prevented a woman from jumping from a bridge in Wallasey, Merseyside. Interserve Group Limited, the international support services, construction and equipment services group, runs five Community Rehabilitation Companies (CRCs) that provide rehabilitative services to people on probation or on licence from prison. Rosie works for the company’s Merseyside CRC and…

Digital intervention to address substance misuse and offending behaviours

Digital intervention to address substance misuse and offending behaviours image

A unique programme is being launched by Interserve’s Community Rehabilitation Companies (CRCs) that uses modern technology to help service users tackle substance misuse. Breaking Free Online is an accredited digital treatment and recovery programme for people with issues associated with drugs, alcohol and offending behaviours. One of the key advantages that Breaking Free has over…

HELP on hand to address domestic abuse

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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…

Pioneering Partnership supporting women at HMP Styal

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A unique partnership is supporting women at HMP Styal to make positive changes to their lives and improve their well-being. The Cheshire & Greater Manchester Community Rehabilitation Company (CGM CRC) delivers services at prisons across the region it covers to help prepare prisoners for release. CGM CRC commissioned relationships charity Relate Cheshire & Merseyside to…