Find out more about Community Service and how you can nominate a project using our online form.


PBNI delivers behavioural change programmes for offenders in custody and in the community.


Find out more about the scheme if you have been the direct victim of a criminal offence for which the offender received a Probation Supervised sentence.


Statistical information can be downloaded here including caseload statistics and survey reports.

Changing lives for safer communities Delivering behavioural change programmes for offenders Working in partnership within the Criminal Justice System and local communities Professional and dedicated staff providing effective probation practice Providing information services to victims Valuing Equality and Diversity

Welcome to the website for the Probation Board for Northern Ireland (PBNI)

PBNI's purpose is 'Changing lives for Safer Communities'.  The Probation Board is a Non Departmental Public Body (NDPB) of the Department of Justice (DOJ), which is a Northern Ireland Department that came into existence on 12 April 2010 and was established by the Department of Justice Act (Northern Ireland) 2010.  It has a range of devolved policing and justice functions, set out in the Northern Ireland Act 1998 (Devolution of Policing and Justice Functions) Order 2010.   

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Justice Ministers address Cross Border Seminar on partnership to enhance Public Protection

Minister for Justice and Equality, Ms Frances Fitzgerald TD and Northern Ireland Minister of Justice, Mr David Ford MLA opened the fifth annual Cross-Border Public Protection Seminar being held in Dub...
Friday, November 21, 2014
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Ford rewards Justice Champions with funding from seized criminal assets

Justice Minister David Ford has crowned three ‘Justice Champions’ for services to their community at an Awards ceremony in Parliament Buildings
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
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Do you have an interest in local Policing or do you want to play a part in making your community safer?

The Policing Board is looking to appoint independent members to the 11 Policing and Community Safety Partnerships (PCSPs) which are being reconstituted in April 2015 as the result of the changes to lo...
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
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