Sacro helps create safer and more cohesive communities across Scotland.

From providing conflict resolution that prevents disputes from escalating to supporting prisoners on release, we'll work with you to repair harm and reduce conflict and reoffending.

Criminal Justice

Our Criminal Justice services help reduce offending in communities. Find out more

Youth Justice

Our Youth Justice Services offer support to those affected by and responsible for harm. Find out more


Our skilled Community Mediators deal with local disputes and help make communities safe. Find out more

Funding of Public Social Partnerships extended to 2018

Posted on 5th August 2016

The Scottish Government’s Reducing Reoffending Change Fund partnership has confirmed the extension of funding for a number of Public Social Partnerships (PSPs) into the financial year 2017/2018. This includes the Sacro-led women’s mentoring service “Shine” in addition to the New Routes PSP, TCA PSP, and Moving On PSP.

Did you know...

The risk of being a victim of any crime is higher for adults living in the 15% most deprived areas (21.2%), compared to elsewhere in Scotland (13.4%)

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There were an estimated 688,000 crimes in 2014/15, a decrease of 16% since 2012/13, and by 34% since 2008/09

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70% of Scots agree that community sentencing is an effective way of dealing with less serious crime

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Over 15% of people in prison in Scotland are there without conviction (17/01/2014)

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Recorded crime in Scotland is now at its lowest level since 1974

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Sacro Mediation Services helped to resolve conflict with 2,313 households across Scotland (2012/2013)

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Upcoming Events

Sacro Lecture 2016: Erwin James

9th November 2016
Playfair Library, Edinburgh

Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Normality

Erwin James is a Guardian columnist and Editor in Chief of Inside Time, the national newspaper for people in prison. He became...

Mediation: The Way Ahead

9th November 2016
Woodhill House, Aberdeenshire

The Scottish Centre for Conflict Resolution (SCCR) is a national resource promoting and supporting best practice in mediation, family conflict resolution and early intervention. We aim to improve...

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