In the past, the non-crime RJ service in the West Midlands has been fully funded by the West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC). Over the past 3 years there have been over 1900 cases referred into the service. The service is coordinated by the Pioneer Group in partnership with West Midlands Police.
However from now on the PCC will only fund half the cost, so to make the service sustainable Registered Providers, Housing Associations, Councils, Universities, Schools or any other agencies who want to access this service will now need to make a financial contribution. The cost will be around £200 per referral.
For further information about the service see www.rjwestmidlands.co.uk