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Custody Navigators Service

Last updated: 11th July 2024

Type of service:

Voluntary

Need supported:

  • Accommodation / Homelessness
  • Alcohol
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Drugs
  • Employability / Training / Career
  • Financial Inclusion
  • Health / Wellbeing
  • Mental Health
  • Military Veterans
  • Older People
  • Peer Mentoring
  • Personal Development
  • Re-integration
  • Sectarian / Hate Crime
  • Sexual Offending
  • Short-term Prisoners
  • Women

Aim/Purpose:

Custody Navigators works within police custody suites and works with adults in custody who are ready for change. They will arrange to meet the service user once released from custody and design a plan to address any issues. Further meetings will be arranged to discuss next steps and support the service user to access interventions and support services. The custody navigator can arrange transport to interventions and support services if needed. Navigators can provide support with accommodation and housing; employment; training and education; health, drugs and alcohol; finances, entitlements and debt; attitudes, thinking and behaviour; children and families.

Suitability criteria:

  • All genders
  • All ages

Assessment/referral process:

  • Other

Assessment takes place in custody suite.

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