Probation Chief Executive and Staff Recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours

Probation Board for Northern Ireland Chief Executive Amanda Stewart has paid tribute to all those within justice who deliver services to make communities safer after being recognised today in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. Amanda Stewart received the Order of the British Empire (OBE) and today said: “I feel very humbled to have received this Honour … Continue reading Probation Chief Executive and Staff Recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours

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Probation Hold Tackling Domestic Abuse Online Event at Insights22 Festival

On Thursday 12th May, the Probation Board for Northern Ireland were delighted to host an online seminar “Tackling Domestic Abuse: The Experience in Northern Ireland and Lessons from the Pandemic“. The seminar, which had over 100 attendees, was introduced by PBNI Head of Communications, Gail McGreevy. Speakers at the event were Chief Executive of Belfast … Continue reading Probation Hold Tackling Domestic Abuse Online Event at Insights22 Festival

Probation Board taking part in HMPPS Insights22 Festival for Probation and Prisons

The Festival has a programme of 500 events to allow attendees to learn, share, connect and celebrate the great work taking place across the Criminal Justice System. This includes a number of events related to Probation with events being a mix of taking place face to face and online. HMPPS Insights22 Festival events are FREE … Continue reading Probation Board taking part in HMPPS Insights22 Festival for Probation and Prisons

Community Service helps out in Coalisland

Coalisland’s Brackaville Church of Ireland has had help from Probation’s Community Service squads, to tidy and decorate the church for the local congregation. The work involves service users clearing up around the grounds of the church and car park. It is very important during winter, so leaves and debris don’t create hazards for church goers. … Continue reading Community Service helps out in Coalisland

Probation helps Women ‘Dress for Success’

Probation helps women ‘Dress for Success’ The Probation Board for Northern Ireland (PBNI) has worked in partnership with Women’s Aid for many years in tackling domestic abuse. The Dress for Success initiative is an exciting and innovative project that empowers all women into the workplace from positions of disadvantage. This partnership with Dress for Success … Continue reading Probation helps Women ‘Dress for Success’

Gillian Montgomery, Director of Operations, speaking with a service user about the Service User Involvement Forum

Probation Develops New Approach to Service User Engagement

The Probation Board for Northern Ireland (PBNI) has developed a new approach to service user engagement that aims to rehabilitate people and make communities safer. Director of Operations Gillian Montgomery explains; “Our aim is to change lives for safer communities and we believe people have the capacity to change. In order for that to happen … Continue reading Probation Develops New Approach to Service User Engagement

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