North Lanarkshire

DETAILS

Local Authority area:

North Lanarkshire

Primary Courts of relevance:

Airdrie SC & JP, Hamilton SC & JP, Lanark SC & JP, Glasgow SC

All information provided by:

North Lanarkshire Community Justice Partnership

North Lanarkshire 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.

This information will be reviewed and updated where required.

Third Sector Programmes

Sectarian / Hate Crime

Interventions suitable for

Suitable for anyone aged 12 years and over who has been charged with a first and/or low to moderate level sectarian or hate crime offence.

Programme Title and Provider

STOP; SACRO

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

Delivered in individual or group basis, the programme is designed to achieve change in sectarian or hate crime attitudes and behaviour. Suitable for anyone aged 12 years and over who has been charged with a first and/or low to moderate level sectarian or hate crime offence.

Possible Outcomes

Development of pro-social attitudes and behaviours.

Process for Assessment and/or inclusion in scheme/intervention

Telephone and online referral by professionals and self-referral. Assessment undertaken by SACRO.

Relevant information re. funding for the programme

Scottish Government funded
 

Women

Interventions suitable for

Females on remand or subject to a community payback order.

Programme Title and Provider

Shine; SACRO

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

Mentoring service providing practical support to enhance engagement with services and support women to participate in pro-social activities. Females on remand or subject to a community payback order.

Possible Outcomes

Improved engagement with services and increased participation in pro-social, recreational activities.

Process for Assessment and/or inclusion in scheme/intervention

Telephone and online referral by professionals and self-referral. Assessment undertaken by Shine.

Relevant information re. funding for the programme

Public Social Partnership (PSP); strategic partnership between public and voluntary sector.
 

Interventions suitable for

Women subject to community payback order or RLO, who are affected by alcohol/drug misuse and have children aged under 18 years.

Programme Title and Provider

Circle; Women’s Outreach Team

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

Individualised practical and emotional support at home or in the community for the whole family. Women subject to community payback order or Restriction of Liberty Order, who are affected by alcohol/drug misuse and have children aged under 18 years.

Possible Outcomes

Improved parenting and family relationships and participation in community activities

Process for Assessment and/or inclusion in scheme/intervention

Telephone and online referral by professionals and self-referral. Assessment undertaken by Circle

Relevant information re. funding for the programme

Big Lottery Fund
 

Interventions suitable for

Females aged 16 years and over who are involved in offending or at high risk of offending

Programme Title and Provider

Next Steps; Venture Trust

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

Outreach support and 5 day wilderness journey to promote personal development. Females aged 16 years and over who are involved in offending or at high risk of offending. Exclusion group – Restriction of Liberty Order or subject to Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements.

Possible Outcomes

Improved personal and social development. Increased access to and engagement with education, employment, training or volunteering opportunities.

Process for Assessment and/or inclusion in scheme/intervention

Online referral and assessment undertaken by Venture Trust.

Relevant information re. funding for the programme

Funding by Scottish Government, European Social Fund and Heritage Fund.
 

General

Interventions suitable for

Men and women aged 16 to 40 on a Community Payback Order, Drug Treatment and Testing Order, Restriction of Liberty Order, Structured Deferred Sentence, HDC, voluntary or statutory throughcare or diverted from prosecution. Exclusion group – Registered Sex Offender or subject to Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements.

Programme Title and Provider

Living Wild; Venture Trust

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

Outreach support and 10 day wilderness journey to promote personal development. Men and women aged 16 to 40 on a Community Payback Order, Drug Treatment and Testing Order, Restriction of Liberty Order, Structured Deferred Sentence, Home Detention Curfew, voluntary or statutory throughcare or diverted from prosecution. Exclusion group – Registered Sex Offender or subject to Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements.

Possible Outcomes

Improved personal and social development. Increased access to and engagement with education, employment, training or volunteering opportunities.

Process for Assessment and/or inclusion in scheme/intervention

Online referral and assessment undertaken by Venture Trust.

Relevant information re. funding for the programme

Funding by Scottish Government and European Social Fund.
 

Military Veterans

Interventions suitable for

Military veterans

Programme Title and Provider

Positive Futures; Venture Trust

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

Outreach support and 7 day wilderness journey to improve life skills and social identity. Ex-service men and women aged 16 to 64 struggling with the transition to civilian life. Exclusion group – Registered Sex Offender or subject to Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements.

Possible Outcomes

Improved personal and social development. Increased access to and engagement with education, employment, training or volunteering opportunities

Process for Assessment and/or inclusion in scheme/intervention

Online referral and assessment undertaken by Venture Trust

Relevant information re. funding for the programme

Funding by Armed Forces Covenant, HM Treasury and European Social Fund
 

Substance Misuse

Interventions suitable for

Adult males and females affected by alcohol/drug misuse.

Programme Title and Provider

Building Futures – Peer Support: Phoenix Futures

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

Practical support around issues such as housing, benefits, health, attending appointments and accessing social activities. Adult males and females affected by alcohol/drug misuse.

Possible Outcomes

Participation in pro-social recreational activities and improved engagement with services.

Process for Assessment and/or inclusion in scheme/intervention

Telephone referral by professionals and self-referral. Assessment undertaken by Phoenix Futures.

Relevant information re. funding for the programme

Lanarkshire Alcohol & Drug Partnership
 

Interventions suitable for

Adult males and females and families affected by alcohol/drug misuse.

Programme Title and Provider

Building Futures – Family Support; Phoenix Futures

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

Family integration worker provides individual or group support and alongside Addiction Recovery Team deliver Strengthening Families Programme. Adult males and females and families affected by alcohol/drug misuse.

Possible Outcomes

Improved family relationships and strengthened family ties

Process for Assessment and/or inclusion in scheme/intervention

Telephone referral by professionals and self-referral. Assessment undertaken by Phoenix Futures

Relevant information re. funding for the programme

Lanarkshire Alcohol & Drug Partnership
 

Interventions suitable for

Adult males and females and families affected by alcohol/drug misuse.

Programme Title and Provider

Building Futures – Activities and Group work Programme; Phoenix Futures

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

SMART Recovery, art group and building futures group work programme addressing recovery maintenance, motivation, and personal responsibility, anger and relapse prevention. Adult males and females affected by alcohol/drug misuse.

Possible Outcomes

Improved coping strategies, alcohol/drug use reduced or stopped.

Process for Assessment and/or inclusion in scheme/intervention

Telephone referral by professionals and self-referral. Assessment undertaken by Phoenix Futures.

Relevant information re. funding for the programme

Lanarkshire Alcohol & Drug Partnership
 

Interventions suitable for

Adult males and females and families affected by alcohol/drug misuse.

Programme Title and Provider

Building Futures – Counselling: Phoenix Futures

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

Counselling over 6 sessions, helping the person look at positive behaviour change and identify irrational beliefs and thinking errors. Adult males and females affected by alcohol/drug misuse.

Possible Outcomes

Improved coping strategies, alcohol/drug use reduced or stopped

Process for Assessment and/or inclusion in scheme/intervention

Telephone referral by professionals and self-referral. Assessment undertaken by Phoenix Futures

Relevant information re. funding for the programme

Lanarkshire Alcohol & Drug Partnership
 

Interventions suitable for

Adult males and females and families affected by alcohol/drug misuse.

Programme Title and Provider

Building Futures – Recovery Through Nature; Phoenix Futures

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

Participants learn new skills and complete John Muir conservation award. Adult males and females affected by alcohol/drug misuse.

Possible Outcomes

Improved health and wellbeing

Process for Assessment and/or inclusion in scheme/intervention

Telephone referral by professionals and self-referral. Assessment undertaken by Phoenix Futures.

Relevant information re. funding for the programme

Lanarkshire Alcohol & Drug Partnership
 

Employability

Interventions suitable for

Unemployed males or females aged 18 or older or aged 16 or 17 and in receipt of Universal Credit or Employment Support Allowance. Individuals with convictions are a priority group.

Programme Title and Provider

Fair Start Scotland; Remploy

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

Holistic support to assist the individual into employment. Unemployed males or females aged 18 or older or aged 16 or 17 and in receipt of Universal Credit or Employment Support Allowance. Individuals with convictions are a priority group.

Possible Outcomes

Increased work and interpersonal skills and improved access to employment. training or volunteering opportunities

Process for Assessment and/or inclusion in scheme/intervention

Telephone referral and assessment undertaken by Remploy

Relevant information re. funding for the programme

Scottish Government funded
 

Interventions suitable for

Unemployed men and women aged 16 years and over. Individuals with convictions are a priority group.

Programme Title and Provider

Working Matters Progress; Routes to Work

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

Individual and group support to help the individual get job ready, increase confidence, be prepared for the world of work and in work support for 6 months. Unemployed men and women aged 16 years and over. Individuals with convictions are a priority group.

Possible Outcomes

Increased work and interpersonal skills and improved access to employment. training or volunteering opportunities

Process for Assessment and/or inclusion in scheme/intervention

Telephone and online referral. Assessment undertaken by Routes To Work

Relevant information re. funding for the programme

North Lanarkshire Council & DWP
 

Young People

Interventions suitable for

Young People

Programme Title and Provider

STOP: SACRO

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

This programme tackles sectarianism and hate crimes.

Possible Outcomes

The young person addresses their discriminatory behaviour. Should the young person also be subject to unpaid work their attendance could count as some of their hours.

Process for Assessment and/or inclusion in scheme/intervention

A referral form is completed by the Supervising Officer for the Community Payback Order.

Relevant information re. funding for the programme

Scottish Government
 

Interventions suitable for

Young People

Programme Title and Provider

Barnardo’s AXIS; Barnardos

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

Structured 12 week group work programme.

Possible Outcomes

The young person completes the programme and addresses their difficulties which may have led to offending. Should the young person also be subject to unpaid work their attendance could count as some of their hours.

Process for Assessment and/or inclusion in scheme/intervention

A referral form is completed by the Supervising Officer for the Community Payback Order

Relevant information re. funding for the programme

North Lanarkshire Alcohol and Drug Partnership
 

Interventions suitable for

Males and females aged 16 to 25 years experiencing challenging life circumstances such as involvement in offending.

Programme Title and Provider

Inspiring Young Futures; Venture Trust

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

Outreach support and 7 day wilderness journey to promote personal development. Males and females aged 16 to 25 years experiencing challenging life circumstances such as involvement in offending. Exclusion group – RSO or subject to MAPPA

Possible Outcomes

Improved personal and social development. Increased access to and engagement with education, employment, training or volunteering opportunities

Process for Assessment and/or inclusion in scheme/intervention

Online referral and assessment undertaken by Venture Trust

Relevant information re. funding for the programme

Funding by Scottish Government, European Social Fund, Comic Relief, Life Change Trust and The Robertson Trust