Thames Valley Partnership
‘protecting victims, supporting offenders and their families’

The Thames Valley Partnership works in partnership with the statutory, private and voluntary sectors to provide long-term sustainable solutions to  the problems of crime and social exclusion.   We work to protect victims and reintegrate offenders.   Our strength is in collaborative working and integrated approaches across sectors, particularly linking Criminal Justice services to voluntary sector and Local Authority providers.

Our broad spectrum of work includes programmes around the needs of families of offenders, work  in the field of  domestic abuse, support for victims, restorative justice, community cohesion,  mental health issues, early interventions & initiatives around young people and arts related projects.

 Find out more about the different aspects of Our Work.

News

“Modelling Change” project seeks a visual artist to support ongoing work with vulnerable girls in Oxfordshire.

 

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We are looking for a visual artist who has experience and skills in working with vulnerable groups and whose work is largely based in the Thames Valley region.   Modelling Change aims to work creatively with vulnerable or hard to reach girls aged between 15 and 19 and the staff who support them in the Oxfordshire region.  The project commenced in September 2014 and will continue to run until approximately July 2016:  afternoons on Wednesdays on a weekly basis during term time.  Having regard to the nature and context of this work there is a genuine occupational requirement permitted under the Equality Act 2010 that this post is only available to women.

Deadline for applications: Friday July 3rd 2015 and interviews on Wednesday July 15th

Modelling Change is supported by Arts Council England South East, John Paul Getty Trust, Amey plc and Oxfordshire Youth Justice Service.  More information and details of how to apply from Judy Munday judy@thamesvalleypartnership.org.uk or 01844 202001/07989 922609

Click here to view a short film about the project

Don’t forget to visit the new Thames Valley Restorative Justice Service (TVRJS) website!

VICTIMS OF CRIME TO GET MORE SUPPORT IN THE THAMES VALLEY

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The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Thames Valley, Anthony Stansfeld, is pleased to announce that Thames Valley Partnership have been awarded a three year contract to provide a Victim-led Restorative Justice (RJ) Service across the Thames Valley.

Thames Valley Partnership is responsible for the Thames Valley Restorative Justice Service (TVRJS) and has 15 years’ experience of championing and delivering RJ services in the region. TVRJS will be working alongside Victim Support.

Patsy Townsend, Director of Thames Valley Partnership said: “We are delighted. This is excellent news for victims.

“It is proven that 85% of victims who participate in RJ are satisfied with the outcome, 78% would recommend it to others and 72% feel a sense of closure and are more able to ‘get on with their lives’.

“We look forward to working with the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner in developing this new service which will provide many more Thames Valley victims with opportunities to recover from their experiences of crime.”

 For further information please visit the website of the Police and Crime Commissioner.

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