User Voice is working in Partnership with Catch22

User Voice and Catch22 have formed an exciting partnership that builds on our respective strengths.  Our first project together is for Kent Probation. User Voice’s strength is that it is run by ex-offenders, and has the experience and understanding to enable offenders who are subject to supervision to express their views and to positively impact...
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Bob Ashford joins User Voice

Bob Ashford, the ex-Director of Strategy at the Youth Justice Board for England and Wales, is to join User Voice. Bob has spent a lifetime working with young people. A qualified social worker and Children’s Services Manager, Bob was one of the first Youth Offending Team managers in the country before joining the YJB, first...
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What’s Your Story RE-LAUNCHED for 2011

It’s BIGGER than last year! What’s Your Story? 2011 is a new and inspirational young offender engagement project designed by User Voice, at the invitation of the Youth Justice Board. Between now and the Annual Youth Justice Convention in November, User Voice will be working across England & Wales with 600 young people who have...
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London Probation Trust Service User Council Pilot

Our latest project is something never tried before! It is an amazing and unique opportunity for users of probation services to have their voices heard. London Probation Trust (LPT) has commissioned User Voice to develop service user councils in four London boroughs:1. Greenwich2. Haringey3. Kingston & Richmond4. Tower HamletsSo if you are on Probation in...
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HMP Maidstone Scores High in MQPL Survey

The objective of the Measuring the Quality of Prison Life Survey conducted by the National Offender Management Service is to explore prisoner perceptions of their quality of life. The questionnaire consists of 128 statements such as‘This is a decent prison’ or‘We spend too much time locked up’ and participants are given the following options:1. Strongly...
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User Voice keeps getting BIGGER….

User Voice are pleased to announce that our front-line team has expanded to keep pace with an increased demand for our services, including: contracts to establish Prison Councils for G4S at HMP Rye Hill and HMP Wolds; What’s Your Story? 2011 involving 600 young people across the country; and a contract from London Probation Trust...
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