Probation in London
A site with a large amount of up to date information about the probation service and probation practice in London.
Parole Board for Scotland
The Parole Board endeavours to ensure that those prisoners who are no longer regarded as presenting a risk to the public safety during a period of parole may serve the remainder of their sentence in the community under the supervision of a social worker. It is not the responsibility of the Board to consider the questions of punishment and general deterrence.
Justizvollzug Kanton Zürich
The German language website of the department responsible for all correctional services in Zurich. Includes a section on the probation service, the Bewährungs- und Vollzugsdienste.
Réseau détention et alternatives
‘Reda’ is a Belgian association which aims to ensure the the human dignity in the national prison system. Its members are individual professionals working in various disciplines. Its website (in French) gives an overview of the latest developments in probation in Belgium.
Centre for Crime and Justice Studies
The centre is a non-campaigning body, which exists to bring together criminal justice practitioners, sentencers, policy makers and academics through a programme of conferences, courses, seminars, lectures, study visits, research and publications. The website is a rich source of information and links.
Centre for Economic and Social Inclusion
The Centre for Economic and Social Inclusion is the UK’s leading not-for-profit company dedicated to tackling disadvantage and promoting social justice. Key areas of social policy expertise are welfare to work, learning and skills, regeneration, homelessness, criminal justice and social exclusion.
Criminal Justice Social Work Development Centre for Scotland
The CJSW has been established by the Scottish Executive to promote best practice in probation and youth justice provision and to support networking within Scotland and across Europe. It aims to ensure that the most up-to-date knowledge and advice about ‘what works’ in reducing offending is available in Scotland to assist agencies in planning, designing and evaluating evidence led provision.
Community Justice Portal (CJP)
The Community Justice Portal (CJP) is a knowledge gateway to useful sources of research, statistics, practice, policy and organizations in community justice in the UK. As such, the CJP aims to stimulate information exchange, networking and e-learning for those working in the community and criminal justice system. Its website gives access to the latest news and publications on community justice in the UK, including those of the British Journal of Community Justice.