Criminal Justice Social Work Services
Learn about our aims, what we do, how we are funded and how you can contact us.
Diversion from prosecution is an alternative way of dealing with your Police charges.
Courts request reports on offenders to help them make decisions on sentencing.
Community based sentences for offences committed on or after 1 February 2011. Includes information about unpaid work.
Drug Treatment and Testing Orders (DTTOs) are an alternative sentence to custody.
We provide social work services to Her Majesty's Prison (HMP) Peterhead.
Throughcare services are the range of prison and community based services provided to offenders and their families during and after a prison sentence.
The Caledonian system is an integrated approach to deal with men's domestic abuse and to improve the lives of women, children and men.
The Joint Sex Offender Project works with people convicted of sexual offences to help reduce risk of reoffending.
MAPPA is a set of arrangements established by police, local authorities, the Scottish Prison Service and the local health authority to assess and manage the risk posed by sexual and violent offenders.
Community Justice Authorities (CJAs) were set up across Scotland to make our communities safer by reducing re-offending and improving the management of offenders. Their role is to coordinate the delivery of offender services by councils, voluntary organisations and other partners and to make sure close cooperation between community and prison services to help offender rehabilitation.
The Northern CJA covers the local authority areas of Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire, Eilean Siar, Highland, Moray, Orkney Islands and the Shetland Islands.
Criminal Justice Social Work
The Scottish Government funds Scotland's local authorities to provide criminal justice social work. Find out more...