The latest views and discussion from Clinks staff and guest writers. We also use blogs to give short updates on our latest projects, as well as briefings on topics of interest to members.
Olivia Dehnavi, Clinks Senior Policy Officer, outlines how women's voluntary sector organisations can apply for grants for women's services as part of the Ministry of Justice's £24 million investment to support women in or at risk of contact with the criminal justice system.
The state of the sector survey 2022 is your opportunity to share your experiences and help us to influence decision makers on your behalf. Each and every response to this survey will form the basis of an in-depth report, published at the end of the year, helping us to understand the experiences, opportunities, and challenges for organisations working to support people in contact with the criminal justice system and their families. This is a blog to share why it is important to contribute.
HMPPS exit the National Framework for the management of COVID19 in prisons - What the voluntary sector needs to know
Jess Mullen, Clinks Director of Influence and Communication summarises the key developments the sector needs to know about how prisons are being managed following HMPPS lifting the COVID19 National Framework and the key areas of concern that Clinks have, which we are continuing to raise on behalf of the sector.
Emma Kidger, Clinks Sector Support, Members and Networks Manager, reflects on the progress of a commissioning forum that Clinks established in partnership with MoJ and HMPPS in late 2021.