Issue details

PCC DN - Personalised Budgets

The Criminal Justice delivery group workstream identified, through the multi-agency processes and structures in place, the key areas of focus and priority to deliver on the Serious Violence action plan, namely the 16-25 cohort, and specifically those who are experiencing transitions or significant impacts from experiences such adverse childhood experiences and/or societal experiences of being part of an ethnic minority community.

Achieve Connect are working within the sector as an existing supplier of Employment Education and Training service within the Probation service. The service has successfully facilitated the VRU funded practitioners commissioned budget to 18-25 young adult on probation in 2021-2022 and given the established probation and YJS working arrangements around transitions, they are well placed to extend this service to the GM YJS services.

This established service will support fast and cohesive deployment of services. Achieve Connects specific expertise in the Criminal Justice System and established working arrangements means that they are in a unique placed to deliver on this practitioners commissioning service for young people and young adults within the YJS and the Probation service. A web based research and consultation with a GM subject expert group to identify potential suppliers has found no other suppliers available to deliver a similar service.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 27/02/2023

Decision due: 20 Jan 2023 by Director for Police, Crime, Criminal Justice and Fire

Contact: Lisa Lees Email:


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