Announcement of funding for HMP Low Moss Throughcare Service

Posted in: General News

The Scottish Government has agreed funding for the HMP Low Moss Public Social Partnership (PSP) which will significantly contribute to the costs of running the service over the next 3 years.

In April 2012, HMP Low Moss opened with the capacity to provide for 700 adult male convicted and remand prisoners.  Purpose built with specific training facilities, Low Moss presents an opportunity to examine the nature of the traditional prisoner throughcare pathway and improve its effectiveness.  The service aims to reduce reoffending and reconviction rates by supporting people to access services aimed at tackling the root causes of their offending and to increase their ability to contribute positively to society by enhancing their economic potential and improving their social integration. Read More