The Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968 and the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995 place a duty on Scottish local authorities to provide social work services in the criminal justice system.
supervision of offenders in the community who are sentenced by courts
supervision of offenders in the community who have been released from prison on statutory order or licences
social work reports requested by courts, parole boards and procurators fiscal
voluntary post-release assistance to prisoners and families
social work services to courts and to those involved in court proceedings
social work services to individuals given alternative sentences to custody, such as community service
support to the victims of crime
For further information, please contact us.
Social Services (Kilmarnock)
The Johnnie Walker Bond
15 Strand Street