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2020 Community Awards Shortlisted Projects

Howard League Community Awards 2020

Shortlisted Projects by category


  • New Chance, Anawim and Office of the West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner
  • CEASE (Creating Empowerment and Self Efficacy), REMEDI Restorative Services
  • Diversion Support – Changing Lives
  • CoLab Exeter Resilient Women Programme – CoLab Exeter
  • Dorset Female Out of Court Diversionary Scheme – Footprints Project Ltd and Dorset Police
  • Justice & Safety – Lancashire Women
  • Alana House – community-based support for Female Offenders – Community Investment Fund (Ministry of Justice funded) – Parents And Children Together (PACT)
  • Sunflower Women’s Centre – Trevi
  • Treasures – Treasure Foundation

Policing and children

  • Calderdale Early Intervention Team – West Yorkshire Police
  • Drop the Knife for a Better Life – Early Action Hub (Sunnyvale)
  • Children in Police Custody (Greater Manchester) – Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) incorporating GM Local Authorities & Greater Manchester Police (GMP)
  • Thames Valley Police, Drug diversion scheme – Thames Valley Police, West Berkshire Youth justice team, The Edge – Young people’s substance misuse service
  • North Lincs Early Intervention Team – Humberside Police
  • Custody Diversion – St Giles Trust
  • Sunnyvale – Sunnyvale Fishery & Outdoor Activity Centre
  • Children of Prisoners Empowered (COPE) – St Giles Trust

Policing and adults

  • Domestic Abuse Follow up project – Humberside Police
  • Browns Intensive Support Services – Browns Community Services CIC
  • Operation Engage – MEDWAY – Kent Police – Medway Community Safety Unit

Liaison and diversion

  • Birmingham & Solihull Liaison & Diversion Team – Birmingham & Solihull Liaison & Diversion Team
  • Time To Recover – Compass Project 2012
  • Getting it Right: Liaison and Diversion Services for young people – Peer Power Youth and the NHS England (London) Health in Justice Team
  • North East Lincolnshire Diversion offer – North Eat Lincolnshire council
  • Nottinghamshire Youth Justice Service – Nottinghamshire County Council
  • Golf 999 (G-999) – Sea Sanctuary
  • St Giles’s Emergency Department/Trauma Centre Intervention Service – St Giles Trust
  • The Call In – Golden Key

Children in care and care leavers

  • Young People’s Circles of Support and Accountability Project (South West England) – Circles South West
  • Drive Forward Foundation Policy Forum’s campaign to ‘decriminalise care’ – Drive Forward Foundation
  • Youth Justice Voices – Staf (Scottish Throughcare and Aftercare Forum) and CYCJ (Children and Young People’s Centre for Justice)
  • Norfolk Multi Agency Approach to Reducing the Criminalisation of Looked after Children – Norfolk Constabulary, Children’s Services, YOT

Restorative approaches

  • Itsup2u – CELLS project CIC
  • Make Amends – Shekinah Mission
  • Step Up – Restorative Solutions CIC – 149 Creatives
  • Turning The Spotlight – Victim Support

Criminal Justice Champion

  • Angeline Gore – Browns Community Services CIC
  • Robert Bosson – Northumbria Police
  • Darren O’Connell – Safer Merthyr Tydfil
  • David Parks – The Skill Mill Limited
  • Emma Jones – The Include Hub
  • Robbie Walker-Brown – Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Humberside
  • Sofia Buncy – Muslim Women in Prison Project (Khidmat Centre)
  • Steve Jones – REMEDI Restorative Services

Organisation of the year

  • Browns Community Services CIC
  • Dear Albert (The Recovery Consultancy Ltd t/a Dear Albert)
  • Family Gateway
  • GamCare
  • Include Hub – Include trading as Gibran Ltd UK
  • Sefton CVS
  • The Skill Mill Ltd.
  • Nottinghamshire Youth Justice Service – Nottinghamshire County Council
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