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The London Community Rehabilitation Company works with offenders to help them lead responsible and law abiding lives.
Our over-riding aim is to reduce reoffending and protect the public.
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Our partnerships

Our partnerships work

 

Croydon CRC Hub - partnership in actionWe work with a number of organisations and businesses to help service-users back into work, training and accommodation.

 

Croydon Young Adults Hub – Partnership in action

 

 

 

Key employers and training partners we currently work with include:

 

Jamie Oliver  www.jamieoliver.com/the-fifteen-apprentice-programme/home

Potential career path for young unemployed people 18 -24.  Specifically those who have fallen out of mainstream education and are in need of a fresh new start in life.

 

Land Securities   www.landsecurities.com

Construction opportunities for offenders aged 18+ Suitable candidates must complete a two weeks of pre-employment training.

After this classroom-based course, the onsite experience begins with a fortnight’s trial working with one of Land Securities contractors or a sub-contractors at one of their London development sites.

 

Elevating Success    elevatingsuccess.co.uk

Delivers a number of exciting and engaging projects, from helping our unemployed offenders get back into employment, to youth engagement and business enterprise.

 

National Construction College  www.citb.co.uk/training-courses/national-construction-college-courses/

Construction courses in Tunneling and Safe Working Practices for offenders aged 18+.

 

Barnardos    www.barnardos.org.uk

Employability Construction related opportunities for offenders aged 18 and 19 years olds.

 

SpringBoard UK  www.springboard.uk.net

Focuses on working with offenders aged 18+ whatever barriers they are facing in their journey into paid employment through pre-employment training, work placements, interviews and mentoring once they are in work.

 

Business in the Community (BITC)  www.bitc.org.uk

Business in the Community (BITC) runs the Ready for Work programme, which offers people who have experienced homelessness or are at risk of homelessness, the opportunity to attend a programme offering employability training and work experience.

The Employer Engagement Team at London CRC has been working in partnership with BITC since 2011 and some service users have progressed into employment with their host companies, whilst others have engaged with job coaches following their placements.

 

Prince’s Trust  www.princes-trust.org.uk

Prince’s Trust works with young people aged 13-30 through a range of programmes.  Specifically, the Employer Engagement Team at London CRC works in close partnership with Prince’s Trust on its Get Into and Get Started courses for 16-25 year olds.

 

Accommodation and housing partnerships

We work in partnership with the 32 boroughs and the City of London who hold the statutory housing duty to provide housing and advice to homeless people.

The Boroughs also fund a range of supported accommodation and floating support services which ex-offenders can access.

A full list of all London services can be found via www.homelessuk.org

 

In addition to the services provided by local authorities our housing partners include:

Shelter    www.shelter.org.uk

Shelter’s Free Housing Advice Helpline 0808 800 4444

Open 8am – 8pm Monday to Friday

 

Crisis    www.crisis.org.uk

Crisis provide support and advice on accessing Private Sector accommodation, health and well being, Crisis Skylight Centre, Education and Employment

 

St Mungos Broadway    www.mungosbroadway.org.uk

St mungo’s Broadway helps people recover from the issues that create homelessness.

 

No Second Night Out    www.nosecondnightout.org.uk

No second Night out – No Second Night out (NSNO) focuses on helping those who find themselves rough sleeping on the streets of London for the first time.

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