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Court Screening Service

Last updated: 1st July 2024

Type of service:

Statutory

Need supported:

  • Women

Aim/Purpose:

Women to receive a needs and risk led approach specifically targeted to meet their needs. The Court Screening Service aims to reduce the risk of remand for women and if deemed suitable they can be referred to universal services and/or receive support from third sector agencies.

Suitability criteria:

  • Female only
  • Middle-aged adult (36-55), Older adult (56 and older), Young adult (18-35)

Assessment/referral process:

  • Social work

Female 18+ appearing from Custody Court at Kilmarnock or Ayr Sheriff Court

Further Information:

01290 427720 / CJS.South@east-ayrshire.gov.uk