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Community Payback Order: Unpaid Work


Local Authority area:

West Dunbartonshire

Primary Courts of relevance:

Dumbarton, Glasgow, Greenock, Paisley

All information provided by:

West Dunbartonshire Community Justice Partnership

West Dunbartonshire Community Justice Information

Published: 30 November 2021

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Community Payback Order: Unpaid Work

Interventions suitable for

Individuals at risk of custodial sentence.

Programme title and provider

Unpaid work

Details of all specific national or local scheme/intervention(s) available

There are local Unpaid Work Placements serving West Dunbartonshire. These placements include Environmental, Landscaping and Gardening Services. Placements include Knowetop Farm, Local Churches, Older People’s Home, Schools, Charities and Community Gardens. Charities include: CHAS, Barnardo’s, Salvation Army, Sue Ryder, DACA and Food share.

Possible Outcomes

Outcomes for the community include a greater awareness of Community Justice, a greater degree of visibility for the public, increasing public confidence in Justice Services. The Community also benefit from improved local amenities with more attractive places to live encouraging area being used for legitimate purposes as the community has pride in their area.
Outcomes for Service Users may include increased interpersonal skills, confidence in working in a variety of work placements with their peers and educators. Practical skills will be enhanced in preparation and support of joining mainstream employment.

Process for assessment and/or inclusion in scheme/intervention

Individuals are assessed via a Criminal Justice Social Work Report. Alternatively included by Sheriff at Level One at point of disposal from Court.