Probation becomes JAM Card friendly!

Cheryl Lamont Probation CEO with Francis Fitzsimons JAM Card holder and Emma Fitzsimons NOW Group trainer. Probation becomes JAM Card Friendly by training its staff to respond to the Just A Minute card carried by people with learning difficulties and communication barriers.

Fermanagh and Omagh District Council Chair opens Probation’s new office in Sperrin Centre

Today, the Chair of Fermanagh and Omagh District Council, Cllr Howard Thornton, officially opened the new office for Probation. The new office is located in the Sperrin Centre along with other Justice partner organisations such as the Youth Justice Agency. Probation supervises a number of people on community sentences within the Omagh area to guide … Continue reading Fermanagh and Omagh District Council Chair opens Probation’s new office in Sperrin Centre

PBNI holds lunchtime seminar on Rehabilitation

PBNI held a lunchtime seminar on ‘Rehabilitation’ under the theme of Justice in Transition on 4th June at 12pm in PBNI Headquarters. The seminar focused on how mental health interventions and PBNI Programmes contribute to rehabilitation.

New pilot programme aims to tackle root cause of domestic violence

A new pilot, focussed on changing the behaviours of those who are convicted of domestic violence related offences, has been launched today at Londonderry Magistrates’ Court. The pilot will allow the Judge to refer offenders – who have been convicted of a domestic violence or abuse offence – to an intensive and innovative new Domestic … Continue reading New pilot programme aims to tackle root cause of domestic violence