• Map of UK and Ireland
    Our new map of innovative justice practice projects
  • Tower blocks
    Renewing trust: How we can improve the relationship between probation and the courts
  • Window cleaners
    Putting practitioners at the heart of justice reform
  • Map of UK and Ireland
    Our new map of innovative justice practice projects
  • Tower blocks
    Renewing trust: How we can improve the relationship between probation and the courts
  • Window cleaners
    Putting practitioners at the heart of justice reform
Area of focus

Family drug and alcohol courts

Family drug and alcohol courts (FDACs) are a problem-solving court approach which improve outcomes for children involved in care proceedings. They offer an alternative way of supporting parents to overcome the substance misuse, mental health and domestic abuse problems that have put their children at risk of serious harm.
Report

Pre-court diversion for adults: An evidence briefing

The purpose of this briefing is to summarise the evidence to date on the impact of pre-court diversion for adults and to draw out some promising practice principles for those working in pre-court diversion schemes.
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Practice development

How we can help

The Centre for Justice Innovation provides hands-on assistance to practitioners who work in the justice system across the UK. 
Toolkit

Valuing youth diversion

This toolkit is for any practitioner who is involved in, or considering creating, a point-of-arrest diversion scheme for young people in contact with the criminal justice system.
Report

Mapping youth diversion in England and Wales

This briefing provides findings from our comprehensive survey of point-of-arrest youth diversion in England and Wales. As far as we know, this is the most complete survey ever conducted.