East Ayrshire

DETAILS

Local Authority area:

East Ayrshire

Primary Courts of relevance:

Kilmarnock and Ayr

All information provided by:

East Ayrshire Community Justice Partnership

East Ayrshire Community Justice Information

Published: 30 November 2021

The information on this page has been provided by Community Justice Partnerships. Community Justice Scotland is not responsible for the accuracy of the information and is unable to respond to direct queries. All such queries in respect of the information shown on this page should be directed to the Community Justice Partnership to which it relates.

In Spring 2022, the information will be reviewed and updated where required. Thereafter a review, and any necessary revisions, will take place three times annually.

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Third Sector Programmes

Young People

Interventions suitable for

Young people/adult males

Programme title and provider

Positive Futures, Living Wild, Next Steps, Inspiring Young Futures; Venture Trust Scotland

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

Positive Futures, Living Wild, Next Steps, Inspiring Young Futures – 3 phase model of 1:1, wilderness experience and community support

Possible Outcomes

Developing Life skills and increased employability

Process for Assessment and/or inclusion in scheme/intervention

1:1 outreach assessment

Relevant information re. funding for the programme

Funded by Venture Trust
 

Interventions suitable for

Males over age of 18 years

Programme title and provider

Turnaround residential unit; turning point

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

Residential 6 week placement

Possible Outcomes

Addressing established drug and alcohol issues with post-discharge service

Process for Assessment and/or inclusion in scheme/intervention

Assessment carried out jointly by Justice Social Worker and Turnaround

Relevant information re. funding for the programme

[No information specified]
 

Women

 

Interventions suitable for

Women subject to a CPO

Programme title and provider

Partnership delivery team

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

Bespoke service to women subject to a Community Payback Order, Supervision Requirement which includes case management, group work, support to attend appointments, advocacy, access to services of Occupational Therapist and member of Money Matters Team.

Possible Outcomes

Various outcomes dependent on the individual needs of the person

Process for Assessment and/or inclusion in scheme/intervention

Any females made subject to Community Payback Order, Supervision Requirement at Kilmarnock or Ayr Sheriff Court

Relevant information re. funding for the programme

Funded by Justice Services in East, North and South Ayrshire Council
 

Interventions suitable for

Women subject to a Community Payback Order/being released from Custody

Programme title and provider

SHINE

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

Bespoke service to women subject to a Community Payback Order and/or being released from custody. Service supports women who are returning to the community following a period in custody, they will meet the woman in custody prior to release and support practically and emotionally on release.
Women subject to a Community Payback Order who may be at risk of breach are supported to attend appointments; address emotional and practical issues.

Possible Outcomes

Reduce the risk of breach of statutory order

Process for Assessment and/or inclusion in scheme/intervention

Any females made subject to a Community Payback Order, Supervision Requirement

Relevant information re. funding for the programme

Funded by Scottish Government
 

Interventions suitable for

Women

Programme title and provider

Ayrshire Women’s

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

Court Screening Service – Court Action Notes, Initial Assessment, Risk Alerts, Assessment for Bail Supervision, Advice, Sign Posting, Multi-agency Updates, Liaison with Social Work Area Teams, FMHS, Lawyers, Sheriff Clerk, PF, Sheriffs and Prison Service. If the Court process ended many of these women could slip through the net and their needs may not be met. In the case of women who have never been arrested before, the worker is able to interview the woman in the custody cells and explain the procedure to them and be able to support them during the day if required. Their families are contacted and information provided where necessary.

Possible Outcomes

[No information specified]

Process for Assessment and/or inclusion in scheme/intervention

Any female appearing from Custody Court at Kilmarnock or Ayr Sheriff Court will be offered this service.

Relevant information re. funding for the programme

[No information specified]
 

General

 

Interventions suitable for

Women and men

Programme title and provider

Justice Services/Partnership Delivery Team

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

Female and male general offending group work incorporating problem solving, consequential thinking, victim awareness, healthy relationships, health and wellbeing, anger management, life skills, employability and access to Venture Trust.

Possible Outcomes

Support desistance from offending; increase self-esteem, confidence and victim awareness

Process for Assessment and/or inclusion in scheme/intervention

Justice Case Manager will assess alongside individual

Relevant information re. funding for the programme

Funded across the Ayrshire partnership
 

Employability

 

Interventions suitable for

Anyone over the age of 18 years

Programme title and provider

CVO

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

Provide specific placements via the GRAFT project which offer individuals an opportunity to gain training and employability skills. Individuals undertake internal and external painting, gardening, hospitality, administrative and catering tasks. There is an opportunity to gain certification in skills which can support applications into employment such as certificate in Health and Hygiene, first aid, CSCS card and health & Safety.

Possible Outcomes

A number of individuals have progressed into training and education following successful completion of their order. A number of individuals have secured modern apprenticeships and employment within the project.

Process for Assessment and/or inclusion in scheme/intervention

Assessment at report writing stage and during induction to UPW/ongoing assessment throughout duration of Order or on completion of unpaid work Order.

Relevant information re. funding for the programme

Funded by Justice Services in East Ayrshire Council