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Reducing reoffending and changing lives
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.
Awards and Recognition

We strive for excellence in all areas of the organisation, as well as offender management.  Below are examples of where we have excelled and have gained awards and recognition for our work.



  • Senior Probation Officer, Nigel Hosking, received a commendation at the 31st Annual Butler Trust Awards.  Nigel was commended in particular for a combination of his contribution to the development of service user involvement in London Probation/CRC and the development of a national training programme for probation practitioners – Skills for Effective Engagement, Development and Supervision (SEEDS).



  • The Lifetime Achievement Award in the Ministry of Justice’s National Probation Awards was won by Research Manager, David Forbes


  • The National Probation Awards Interventions Award was won by Housing Development Manager, Paul Mellish. Two further frontline staff were shortlisted for awards – Alan Holland for the Public Protection Award and  Yvette White for the Offender Management Award


  • In the Howard League Community Programmes Awards, the EXIT programme, which provides a fresh approach to gang related serious offending, was named Runner Up for the Community Sentences for Young People Award


  • Two further areas of London Community Rehabilitation Company’s work were shortlisted for the Howard League Community Programme Awards – the London Women’s Mentoring Service in the Women’s category and our Employer Engagement project in the Education, Training and Employment category


  • Two of London’s probation officers were recognised in this year’s Butler Trust Awards.  Priscilla Samuel received an Award for her work with offenders, often high-risk and high-profile, charged with Terrorism Acts.  Sharon Thompson was granted a Commendation for all-round excellence in her role as a Probation Officer particularly in her skilled and effective management of challenging, high-risk and high-profile cases.



  • London Probation was Runner Up in the Grassroots Excellence category in the prestigious Guardian Public Services Awards for launching and expanding service user councils across the capital and enabling service users to have a say in how their probation service is managed


  • London Probation’s IT Department was a finalist for ‘Innovation’ category for the British Quality Foundation Achievement Awards


  • Our intranet, London i, won the ‘Intranet’ category at the Institute of Internal Communications Gala Awards


  • London Probation was awarded 4 stars by the British Quality Foundation under the Recognised for Excellence programme


  • Sean Chapman, Probation Officer, won the National Probation Award for Diversity and Equality.


EFQM Recognised for Excellence 4 Stars

IoIC Awards Winner 2013

Guardian Public Services Award 2013 Shortlist


Related Information


Meet Kevon an offender case studyOffender Case Study – Kevon’s Story

“His success reminds me remember why my role is so vital.”

“I’ve learnt from my past mistakes and would like to be a mentor and give back to the community, helping other young men much like my former self.”

Kevon was a troubled youth who hung out with a group of boys from his neighbourhood smoking cannabis and getting high.  Aged 18, he was arrested for burglary and received a three year custodial sentence.  With his commitment to change and support from his probation officer he has proved that he deserved a second chance.  Read Kevon’s full story.