About Us

Choices Consultancy Service

(CCS) is a not-for-profit voluntary run organisation that assists offenders and their families through difficulties that may be incurred during their involvement in the criminal justice system.

Choices Mission Statement
“ To support and advise offenders and their families to promote and enable positive change.”

Aims
We aim to give service users the tools needed to promote positive change by:

  • Conducting needs analysis and assessments.
  • Preventative work.
  • Enhancing an understanding of the criminal justice procedures.
  • Offering emotional support.
  • Delivering practical support.
  • Signposting to relevant agencies.
  • Investigating coping strategies.
  • Suicide/self harm prevention.
  • Support offenders and their families in the resettlement process.
  • Preparation for release.
  • Reintegration back into the family/community.
  • Actively protecting children’s welfare.
  • Liaise between families, the criminal justice system and other organisations.
  • Being a voice for families via advocacy work.

 

Hands

Objectives

  • To ensure that the children, their carers, and families of prisoners have access to appropriate advice, care and support relevant to their needs.
  • To facilitate opportunities for positive contact between prisoners and their families from the courts to release.
  • To support families and prisoners in the resettlement process.
  • To respond to the needs of prisoners/family members at risk of suicide and self-harm.
  • To support the development of restorative justice and promote community involvement in supporting people affected by imprisonment.
 Registered in England no. 6577730 Head office: Choices Consultancy Service. C/O Darnells Chartered Accounts. Quay House. Quay Road. Newton Abbot. Devon. TQ12 2BU Website designed by: whataboutawebsite