Support, not prison, for vulnerable people

Vulnerable people who have no place in a custody cell are to receive the right support, in the right place, at the right time, thanks to a service officially launched in Greater Manchester.

Jointly commissioned by Greater Manchester Combined Authority and the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership, the innovative new service aims to divert vulnerable people away from the criminal justice system and into the hands of services better able to tackle the root causes of their behaviour.

To find out more and to read about how this innovative new scheme helped ‘Stephanie’ (not her real name) from Salford go to.

https://www.greatermanchester-ca.gov.uk/news/article/232/support_not_prison_for_vulnerable_people

 

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