Evaluation of the Women in Focus Programme

Summary

The Women in Focus Programme is aimed at reducing the number of women imprisoned from the South West Scotland Community Justice Authority area by offering additional support within the framework of a statutory order.  The research, funded by the South West Scotland Community Justice Authority, is assessing the effectiveness of the programme in reducing levels of breach and levels of custody for women offenders, reducing rates of re-offending and re-conviction and effecting positive community integration