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Nominating a Community Payback Project

There is a simple way for you to nominate a Community Payback project in your neighbourhood. Read on to find out who to contact and how the nomination process works.

Community Payback Nomination Process

It is not uncommon for residents to ask 'does community service work'? As a rule, Community Payback serves as a positive change for the community.

In fact, the program is a type of punishment for criminals. Offenders sentenced to unpaid work can repay their debt to society as part of an improvement to the local community.

Would you like to nominate a Community Payback project for the area you live in?

If so, this guide explains how to make a nomination for a project. It is a way for local residents to suggest what kind of unpaid work offenders would carry out in your neighbourhood.

There are many reasons why the nearby vicinity, and region as a whole, could gain from nominating placements and projects to Community Payback. For example:

Types of Community Payback Projects Undertaken

There is a huge variety in the type of projects undertaken by offenders. The principal aims of the plan are to help improve living standards for the locals and enhance the look of the area.

This list shows some of the ways that Community Payback offenders can work on the different projects. They can help to pay back the community for crimes they committed by:

Even though the projects are nominated by individuals or community groups, the work must:

Community Payback Project Nomination Form

You will need to complete a form to nominate a Community Payback project in your area. There are more than fifty (50) communities in England and Wales pioneering the schemes. Thus, you can propose the most deserving venture if you live in one of the areas.

How to Nominate a Community Payback Project in the United KingdomContact your local probation area office or send an email to the National Offender Management Service [cp@noms.gsi.gov.uk].

Remember to include:

After Nominating a Community Payback Project

Having nominated a project, you should get an acknowledgement back within a few days. Their correspondence will confirm that they received your proposal.

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The National Offender Management Service will asses the suggestions put forward. They will then inform you if it is a suitable idea and when the work will start on it.

The Project Motto: Justice Seen Justice Done

The motto of the enterprise is 'Justice Seen Justice Done'. This is because it enables residents to see punishment handed out to offenders - first hand. It also encourages townsfolk to see and experience the results of a unique concept.

How to Nominate a Community Payback Project in the United Kingdom