Scottish Government Statistics show that Short Term Prison Sentences are less effective than Community Sentences

Scottish Government Statistics show that Short Term Prison Sentences are less effective than Community Sentences.

  The Wise group Chief Executive, Sean Duffy appeared before…

New Routes Mentoring

The justice bookends creating a new chapter

Sean Duffy says we need to focus on the reasons for crime itself, not only the outcome of crime.

Accommodation

Mentors provide accommodation support for prison leavers

We celebrate our customers, with the support from their mentor, to break free from the current of crime.

Stevie's Story

Management of Offenders Act: What it means for people with convictions

A welcome change The Wise Group welcomes today’s implementation of…

Partnership to bid for Ministry of Justice probation services

St Giles and the Wise Group to bid for Ministry…

New Routes mentoring

Four ways Wise Group mentors are adapting to life through lockdown

In March, people and services across Scotland experienced restrictions on their way of working,…

Wise Group welcomes criminal disclosure reform

The Wise Group welcomes reforms to Criminal Disclosure in Scotland

We greatly welcome the Criminal Disclosure reforms announced today (24…

Mentor Amie

Values led offender resettlement partnership to address re-offending

The Wise Group and St Giles have come together to…

Women's mentoring

Shining example of a mentor’s support

Our mentors support women who find themselves in the justice…

The Wise Group - building bridges to opportunity

Response: Scottish Government COVID-19 a Framework for Decision Making

The Wise Group welcomes the opportunity to be part of…

Rising to the challenge of Covid-19 and supporting people leaving prison early

Rising to the challenge of Covid-19.

The Wise Group - building bridges to opportunity

Response: Community Justice Scotland Corporate Plan 2020-2023

Community Justice Scotland (CJS) published a draft of its Corporate…

The Wise Group is ready to support early prisoner release

On Tuesday 21 April, the Cabinet Secretary for Justice stated that…

Community Justice

Comment: Justice Sector Response Ministerial Statement

On Tuesday 21 April, the Scottish Justice Secretary stated that…

Women's mentoring

Through the Gate service rated Outstanding in probation inspection

Through the Gate service rated Outstanding in probation inspection

Community Justice

Comment: Proportion of jail sentences in Scotland reaches 10-year high

Recent figures show that the proportion of jail sentences in…