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Offending Awareness Programme; Action for Children

Last updated: 11th July 2024

Type of service:


Need supported:

  • Accommodation / Homelessness
  • Alcohol
  • Drugs
  • Employability / Training / Career
  • Financial Inclusion
  • Health / Wellbeing
  • Mental Health
  • Personal Development
  • Re-integration
  • Women
  • Young People


Better understanding of drivers to their own offending.

Suitability criteria:

  • All genders
  • All ages

Assessment/referral process:

  • Social work

The Offending Awareness Programme works with clients of any gender that are aged 16+ as part of a community-based court order. Referrals are submitted by the case holding social worker and the sessions are delivered once a week over a course of 12 weeks. The Offending Awareness Programme works with clients in a number of pre-identified areas in order to reduce risk of recidivism. This may be included as part of an outline action plan in a CJSWR or determined by the case manager/social worker post sentence as part of the case management plan.

Further Information:

Addresses offending behaviour; this is only available in the Inner Moray Firth area.