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The Positive Outcomes Project Plus (POP+)

Last updated: 11th July 2024

Type of service:


Need supported:

  • Accommodation / Homelessness
  • Alcohol
  • Drugs
  • Financial Inclusion
  • Health / Wellbeing
  • Mental Health
  • Peer Mentoring


The Positive Outcomes Project Plus (POP+) is a unique, partnership-based outreach team that aims to navigate individuals detained within Police Custody to suitable community and statutory support agencies. The service is delivered by Sacro in partnership with Police Scotland and Glasgow City Health and Social Care Partnership. POP Plus consists of team members with lived experience of addiction and the criminal justice system, who use their life, recovery, and work experience to engage with and provide support to both male and female detainees, within Greater Glasgow’ police custody cells. The team members ability to build rapport with detainees allows them to signpost them to agencies who can help tackle a whole range of issues such as addictions, anger management, homelessness, mental health & wellbeing, and welfare needs.

Suitability criteria:

  • All genders
  • All ages

Assessment/referral process:

  • Health professional, Other, Self-referral, Social work

Male and female detainees aged 16 years and above, within Greater Glasgow’ police custody cells.

  • Self-Referral within Police Custody
  • Police/Social Work/Health Referral (with person consent) within Police Custody

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