Research shows positive impact of mentoring service on female offenders

An independent evaluation of the ‘Shine’ women’s mentoring service has shown a considerable proportion of participants making progress towards a long term reduction in reoffending and increased integration into the community. Shine is a public social partnership, delivered by lead organisation Sacro in partnership with seven other voluntary sector organisations and supported by the Scottish Prison Service, Social Work Scotland and Scotland’s eight Community Justice Authorities.

19th February 2015

Introducing Shine Women's Mentoring Service

Scotland's national Women's Mentoring Service for women within the criminal justice system. Shine is a Public Social Partnership delivered by: Sacro, Access to Industry, Apex Scotland, Barnardos Scotland, Circle, Turning Point Scotland, Venture Trust and The Wise Group. The service is supported by Scottish Prison Service, Social Work Scotland and Scotland's Community Justice Authorities. Shine is funded by: The Scottish Government, The Robertson Trust and SPS.

10th February 2015