Enforcement, rehabilitation and public protection
The Head of Service for Telford Local Delivery Unit is George Branch.
The office is centrally located at Mallinsgate in the town centre, adjacent to the Magistrates' Court and in close proximity to the Police Station.
External organisations are used to deliver alcohol and drugs treatment to offenders in Telford. Alcohol treatment is provided by local charity Impact Alcohol and Addictions Services. Drug testing and treatment is provided by the Drug and Alcohol Recovery Service (DARS) which is jointly run by Telford and Wrekin Council and Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust. Both providers come into our offices to deliver their services to offenders.
Find out more about Impact Alcohol and Addictions Services www.impactaas.co.uk
Find our more about Drug and Alcohol Recovery Service
We work in partnership with a range of organisations in Telford to provide Community Payback opportunities for offenders. One of our main partner agencies is Telford and Wrekin Council who fund a Community Payback supervisor for two days a week to supervise Community Payback work carried out for the council.
We have also set up a partnership with Telford and Wrekin Housing Trust. We have trained a member of the their staff as a supervisor who now supervises a work party of offenders carrying out work on their housing estates.
Over 25,000 hours of Community Payback work was carried out in Telford in 2011/12.
Telford Local Delivery Unit have been awarded the Board Performance Award for 2012 achieving the best performance across West Mercia for the year. A special awards ceremony was held in December to recognise staff achievements. George Branch, Local Delivery Unit Manager for Telford, was presented the award by the Board Chair, James Kelly. Congratulations to all of the Telford team for their achievement.
The Telford Integrated Offender Management Team was awarded the runners-up certificate in the prestigious High Sheriffs' Team Award. They were nominated for their exceptional work in developing effective working relationships with the police and other agencies in these new arrangements, in order to manage challenging offenders across Telford. A special awards ceremony was held in December where the High Sheriff of Shropshire, John Abram, and the High Sheriff of Worcestershire, Penelope Lewis, presented the award to Tina Aldridge and Chris Hinde from the IOM Team.