The Koestler Trust is delighted to announce the launch of their very first regional mentoring hub. Since 2007, The Koestler Trust’s arts mentoring scheme has been supporting people leaving prison to use the arts to transform their lives. Having gone from strength to strength, the scheme is now looking to have a more dedicated regional presence across the UK, starting in the North West of England.
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Manchester City Council have released their Domestic Violence and Abuse Strategy 2016–20.
The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner are currently delivering a programme, funded by the Home Office Police Innovation Fund, known as ACCORD. This is a whole-system approach to sex offender management through an accurate assessment of risk and delivery of: partnership working; innovation in technology and practices; increased efficiency; public engagement and; re-designing interventions.
People across Greater Manchester are being invited to help shape the region’s strategy for the next 20 years.
Greater Manchester’s ambition is to create a self-reliant, prosperous city-region. One which is safe, strong and secure. The Police and Crime Plan is about cutting crime and antisocial behaviour, protecting vulnerable people and maintaining public safety, whilst putting the needs of victims at the heart.
We have extended the deadline to complete our State of the Sector survey to 18 December 2016.
We would like to encourage your organisation to complete our important survey as we want to know how the government cuts and economic recession have affected our sector. We need to know how many groups have lost funding, how many have had to reduce services and how many have had to close or are facing closure. But also how we continue to work together providing valuable services and support to the people of Manchester.
Are you passionate about eliminating the stigma associated with being involved in the Criminal Justice System and experienced by offenders’ families, offenders and their children? Can you see that by reducing such stigma and working alongside partner agencies and those with lived experience, outcomes for families and the communities they live in can be improved? If so, Could you be a POPS’ Trustee?
The European Directive 2012 requires that all victims of crime have access to appropriate support, regardless of whether they choose to pursue a Criminal Justice System (CJS) course.
Macc’s purpose is to encourage, support and develop voluntary and community groups and individuals to have a real influence over the places and communities in which they live. So for that reason alone, we’re supporting the People’s Plan as a non-partisan, citizen-led movement bringing new and seldom-heard voices into the conversation about the future of Greater Manchester.
The PACE (Prevent Awareness Community Education) project, is a radicalisation and extremism awareness project, funded by the Home Office and supported by Manchester City Council.
The project is designed to bring together different communities to form a partnership to raise awareness about this very important issue and to look at ways to safeguard people from potential risks.
1 in 3 women and 1 in 6 men experience domestic abuse - does that sit right with you?
Last week saw the launch of a new domestic abuse campaign in Greater Manchester. This is a multi-agency, partnership campaign developed by the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner in consultation with Greater Manchester Police and local authorities.