Publication - Research and analysis

Housing and Reoffending: Supporting people who serve short-term sentences to secure and sustain stable accommodation on liberation

Published: 8 Jan 2016
Part of:
Research
ISBN:
9781785449284

The research focused on the problems that people who serve short sentences in Scotland have finding and keeping stable housing and the services that can help improve housing outcomes. The findings describe a complex cycle of housing problems faced by people serving short sentences, their interlinked causes and impacts and the difficulties these problems pose in desistance from offending.

137 page PDF

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137 page PDF

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Contents
Housing and Reoffending: Supporting people who serve short-term sentences to secure and sustain stable accommodation on liberation
List of acronyms and abbreviations

137 page PDF

1.1 MB

List of acronyms and abbreviations

Acronym

Definition

B&B

Bed & Breakfast

BBA

British Bankers’ Association

CAB(x)

Citizens Advice Bureau(x)

CIU

Community Integration Unit

CJA

Community Justice Authority

CJSW

Criminal Justice Social Work

CoSLA

Convention of Scottish Local Authorities

CPP

Community Planning Partnership

CRP

Community Reintegration Project

DWP

Department for Work and Pensions

G.P.

General Practitioner

HDC

Home Detention Curfew

HMP

Her Majesty’s Prison

HMPYOI

Her Majesty’s Prison and Young Offenders’ Institution

HMYOI

Her Majesty’s Young Offenders’ Institution

ID

Identification

NFA

No Fixed Abode

NHS

National Health Service

pgh

Paragraph

PR2

The SPS national prisoner records system

PSP

Public Social Partnership

RAG

Research Advisory Group

RRCF

Reducing Reoffending Change Fund

RRP2

Reducing Reoffending Programme Phase 2

RSL

Registered Social Landlord

SPS

Scottish Prison Service

SWF

Scottish Welfare Fund

TSO

Throughcare Support Officer


Contact

Email: Julie Guy