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Worcestershire has received more good news regarding funding to support long term unemployed people into work. The Big Lottery and Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership has announced that Fusion, a consortium of 24 Worcestershire based not for profit organisations have added to their success from earlier rounds of this funding, and been successful in securing a […]
We have an exciting opportunity to join Willowdene Rehabilitation on a two-year fixed-term contract to work as a Job Coach across West Mercia. To find out more, and apply, download the Job Advert here.
West Mercia Probation Trust’s partnership with Willowdene Farm goes from strength to strength with the development of new and exciting initiatives this year. Including a Social Enterprise to develop day care provision, a Residential Intervention Programme and plans to work with women offenders in a residential and day care capacity. Find out more here
Working in partnership with Willowdene, West Mercia Probation Trust and YSS, RITE have taken the lead in developing an innovative and unique approach to delivering an Attendance Centre Requirement to 18-24 year olds. Find out more here.
West Mercia Probation Trust (WMPT) is working closely with RITE Social Enterprises and Willowdene Farm to set up an innovative partnership that has delivered life changing results for offenders. Willowdene and RITE are experienced in providing long-term residential work with serious drug users but had been unable to work with offenders until the National Offender […]
The work we are doing with Willowdene was featured in Social Enterprise West Midlands’ recent publication “Social Enterprise: Unlocking Opportunity for Ex-offenders. Good Practice Round-up” The article highlights Willowdene’s motivation in seeking to partner with West Mercia Probation Trust, and shows how we structured the partnership to retain the integrity of all of the individual […]
The NOMS quarterly updated, published in June 2012, highlighted the success of partnership working, and help what we have developed together with Willowdene and West Mercia Probation Trust as a model for future partnership working in the sector. In the article, Ian Poree, NOMS Director of Commissioning and Commercial said “The innovative approach the trust […]
Princes Anne recently attended an event in Worcester at which we were privileged to be invited. It was a really proud moment for us to be able to present the work we do to Her Royal Highness. We were joined at the event by Adam and Sarah Evans from the Shift Care Farm in Hereford. […]
Willowdene, the work it does with RITE, and its pioneering partnership with West Mercia Probation, was recently featured in the Social Enterprise magazine, a publication focusing on the work done by social enterprises to deliver true, meaningful and lasting change into society. The article highlighted the importance of partnership working, both for the development of […]
Willowdene and RITE, in partnership with West Mercia Probation, recently pioneered a new programme targeted at satisfying the Unpaid Work requirement in the Community Payback scheme. The pilot was a resounding success and received acclaim from a number of quarters. Focused on delivering a service that delivered a punitive outcome but that also resulted in […]