Summer Update

Trust in the Criminal Justice System On 8th September the Probation Institute will be contributing at a consultation event which is part of the review by David Lammy MP investigating why BME individuals are over-represented at every stage of the Criminal Justice System. David Lammy will share key findings and ask what can be done to help improve trust? We would really like to have your views on these questions. You may have contributed to the investigation , in which case please let us ...

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Peer-led housing: the SHE project

The inception of SHE (Support & Housing East Lancashire) began in August 2013 when I tried to access housing following a suspended sentence. As a single 44-year old woman, I did not fit the priority need for emergency accommodation or indeed any accommodation. My mother took me in and from her sofa I began to research the housing problem in East Lancashire. I studied those coming from prison and the lack of affordable housing available to them. This sent my research further into the benefit ...

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