Liaison & Diversion Support Service
Have you been arrested or charged and need extra support?
If so the Liaison and Diversion Team may be able to help.
Our aim is to support you to access the right services to help you.
We can discuss with you what your needs are and support you to find the best people to help. We can support you in getting an appointment, or help explain your problems to other services.
Liaison & Diversion can help if you have problems with:
- Alcohol or Drugs
- Mental Health, Emotional Health & Wellbeing
- Money, Employment and Training
- Gender Specific Needs
“The service was incredible and I’d like to say a huge thank you for the support. Keep doing what you guys are doing!”
“Thank you so much for all your hard work and support. You have really helped me turn a corner in my life.”
“I feel my whole life is already changing from our first meeting today, you have done more for me in one day than anyone else as ever done.”
“You don’t know much you have helped me, thanks so much. I’m finally getting the support I’ve always wanted.”
“Thank you for what you do for me, you have shown me a lot in life. You have a great humbleness about you and you have a strong hearted soul.”
Liaison & Diversion Court Service
We are able to provide a “fast delivery” Court report completed by a qualified health professional. These reports can be provided on the day, through adjournments or in the community for defendants on bail.
Our Court Team are able to provide advocacy, advice and information to all agencies including defendants.
- Support vulnerable people through the Criminal Justice System
- Inform the Courts of defendant’s vulnerabilities
- Support to provide appropriate rehabilitative sentencing options
- Prevent unnecessary adjournments for psychiatric assessments
- Reduce excessive remand episodes
- Offer signposting advice and support
“The client was really happy with the support from L&D, she was very thankful for the support with an assessment for court and pleased with the outcome. So much so she no longer needs the support of L&D as she is feeling a lot better.”
“Thank you so much, I have never seen anyone get so much detail in a report about me before. It’s really well written.”
“Your report made me cry – you are about the only ‘professional’ who has ‘got me’ since my diagnosis. Thanks again.”
“Thank you to Julia who completed my court report – she was lovely and very understanding.”
“Thank you for all your help and your pre-court report which really helped & influenced sentencing.”
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