The latest Community Justice Ayrshire Board meeting took place on Monday 1 October 2018 within Dreghorn Fire Station, Irvine. The agenda for this meeting can be found here. The minutes from the Community Justice Ayrshire Board meeting on Wednesday 20 June were approved and can be found here.
Please find a link to the Shine Women's Mentoring Service Annual Report 2017-18 here. This report reflects a range of activities across the Shine Women’s Mentoring Service during the year from 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018.
Women in Prison and Prison Reform Trust produced a report in September 2016 which tells of the multiple barriers for women affected by the criminal justice system to find somewhere safe and decent to live. Please find a link to a revised report from June 2018.
One of the very happy consequences of Scotland’s Road to Recovery Drug Strategy has been the formation and growth of visible recovery from addiction communities all over the country. These communities are key to the work of the Partnership for Action on Drugs in Scotland (PADS). One of their goals is to help create communities [...]
On 26th March 2018 the Deputy First Minister hosted an event on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) with the First Minister, the Cabinet Secretary for Communities, Social Security and Equalities, the Cabinet Secretary for Health, the Cabinet Secretary for Justice, the Minister for Childcare and Early Years, and the Minister for Employability and Training, and Scottish [...]
Between January and April this year, the Justice Committee of the Scottish Parliament held a round-table evidence session on remand and took evidence from a range of partners across the country. The purpose of this was to explore issues around the use of remand in Scotland as well as the experience of prisoners held [...]
The latest Community Justice Ayrshire Board meeting took place on Wednesday 20 June 2018 within WG13, 13 West George Street, Kilmarnock. The agenda for this meeting can be found here. The minutes from the Community Justice Ayrshire Board meeting on Wednesday 21 March 2018 were approved and can be found here.
Community Justice Ayrshire were fortunate to have Sergeant Graeme Smith seconded to support our team for 6 months. We are extremely grateful to our colleagues at Police Scotland, and especially Chief Superintendent Paul Main from Ayrshire Division for facilitating this. During his time with us Graeme collected his thoughts and learning and he has very [...]
Please find attached a link to the Victim Support Scotland Training News for Summer 2018 VSS Training News Summer 2018
Please find a link to a recent publication from the Scottish Women's Rights Centre https://www.scottishwomensrightscentre.org.uk/resources/SWR-012-domesticabuse-03-ONLINE.pdf