Staff make splash in charitable Dragon Boat Race

Staff make splash in charitable Dragon Boat Race image

Colleagues from across Merseyside made a splash for charity after finishing third in a Dragon Boat Race competition. A total of 16 staff from the Merseyside Community Rehabilitation Company (M CRC) raised more than £650 for the Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Foundation. The race took place at the Liverpool Watersports Centre, Albert Dock, last…

Frank gets HELP

Frank gets HELP image

Frank was referred to social services after rowing with his partner because his youngest son had become upset at school and told teachers about his fears. The couple were invited into school. Both were asked by social services to voluntarily agree to attend courses run by the Merseyside Community Rehabilitation Company (M CRC) aimed at…

Boat race makes splash for charity

Boat race makes splash for charity image

Colleagues from across Merseyside are taking part in a Dragon Boat Race to help raise cash for charity. A total of 16 staff from the Merseyside Community Rehabilitation Company (M CRC) will be raising cash for the ADHD Foundation. The race is at the Liverpool Watersports Centre, Albert Dock. ADHD is a neuro-developmental condition which makes…

Food provided to needy people on Community Payback

Food provided to needy people on Community Payback image

Caption: Sue Lam, Community Payback supervisor, and May Diskaya, CP coordinator, at a unpaid work project in Toxteth People carrying out Community Payback who lack enough money for lunch are benefiting from a pioneering scheme in Liverpool that provides them with food. The Merseyside Community Rehabilitation Company (M CRC) supervises offenders sentenced to carry out…

Interserve’s work to reduce domestic violence

Interserve’s work to reduce domestic violence image

An intervention that addresses behaviours linked to domestic abuse is being rolled out across Interserve’s Community Rehabilitation Companies. Help was developed by Merseyside CRC’s Roy Cook, together with support from colleagues. It is part of the new strategy being implemented as part of Interserve’s Domestic Abuse Guidance. The programme began as a voluntary course, with…

Garden blossoms thanks to Community Payback

Garden blossoms thanks to Community Payback image

Caption: M CRC’s Sue Lam and May Diskaya at Toxteth’s community garden Offenders have been praised for transforming an overgrown dumping ground filled with broken booze bottles and rubbish into a thriving community garden as part of an unpaid work project. Merseyside Community Rehabilitation Company (M CRC) supervises people on Community Payback who undertake projects…

Ronnie benefits from partnership support

Ronnie benefits from partnership support image

Caption: P3’s Emma Gourdji who provided intensive support to Ronnie.   Facing homelessness, a chronic pain condition and an on-going struggle with heroin addiction – Ronnie felt his chances were bleak. But thanks to intensive support from the Merseyside Community Rehabilitation Company and P3’s link working service, Ronnie has successfully completed his post sentence supervision requirement,…

Students learn about the Interchange Model

Students learn about the Interchange Model image

Students at Liverpool John Moore’s University got the chance to learn about Interserve’s Interchange Model at an event run in conjunction with probation and User Voice. Rosie Godwin, a community director at the Merseyside Community Rehabilitation Company, participated in the annual event with Kev O’Brien, from User Voice, at the university. It is the third…

Offenders contribute more than £255,000

Offenders contribute more than £255,000 image

Offenders carrying out Community Payback have completed tens of thousands of hours improving communities in Merseyside by way of reparation. Merseyside Community Rehabilitation Company (M CRC) is responsible for supervising offenders on Community Payback and ensuring they comply with their sentence. Offenders completed more than 32,627 hours in the first quarter of 2018. With the…

Civic seal of approval

Civic seal of approval image

Liverpool’s Deputy Mayor Ann O’Byrne visited Adelaide House to congratulate Theresa Wimsey for work carried out by women on Community Payback. Cllr O’Byrne, who represents the Warbreck ward, has been a long-time supporter of the work undertaken by the unique Community Payback team, following her job as Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner. Merseyside Community Rehabilitation…