“Offenders who desist are more likely to maintain an offence free life if communities acknowledge and reward the change through inclusion” (Maruna and McNeill (2007)
We live in a society where sexual abuse provokes powerful responses within communities. The successful rehabilitation and reintegration of someone who commits sexual offences requires consideration of their needs, those of their victims and the community in which they live. Social isolation and emotional loneliness are key factors in increasing the risk of reoffending.
The service supports young people in Aberdeen city with a realistic community based alternative to secure accommodation or custody.
Sacro’s Intensive Support Service focuses on maximising outcomes for Supported People including promoting independence and reducing over-support.