Redesigning the Community Justice System – Scottish Government publishes its response to the consultation


In December 2013, the Scottish Government published its response to the Redesigning the Community Justice Consultation. The response... Read More

CJVSF/CCPS/HSEU response to the Welfare Reform Expert Working Group


76% of respondents to the CCPS/CJVSF summer Provider Optimism Survey reported concerns about the impact of welfare reform... Read More

Developing partnerships between the Scottish Prison Service and third sector organisations


CJVSF and our Partnership Development Initiative partners ran an event at SPS College on November 26th around developing... Read More

Justice secretary reports on progress towards Commission on Women Offenders’ recommendations


On the 5th November, the Cabinet Secretary for Justice provided his second annual progress report to the Scottish... Read More

Third sector providers lead the way


Congratulations to CJVSF members on their recent award wins: Cornerstone, winners of the Chair’s Award at the 2013... Read More

Supporting providers with welfare reform


To support providers to understand the changes associated with welfare reform and the implications for their service users,... Read More

Consultation: redesigning the community justice system


 The Scottish Government recently consulted on three proposals to redesign the community justice system: An enhanced CJA (Community... Read More

Prevention Roundtable Group


In July 2012, the Scottish Government Third Sector Unit and the Joint Improvement Team hosted a roundtable discussion... Read More

Third sector support for university research projects


CJVSF members are linking up with the University of Edinburgh to support post-graduate students with criminology research projects.... Read More