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Spurgeons colleague recognised for partnership working at national Youth Custody Service Awards

Spurgeons colleague recognised for partnership working at national Youth Custody Service Awards

We are proud to share that Nii Anum of Spurgeons Prisoner and Significant Others Service at HMP/YOI Feltham has been recognised for his positive partnership working at the Youth Custody Service Staff Awards. 

The staff awards, held at HMPS Newbold Revel celebrated the achievements of Youth Custody Service colleagues from across the country, bringing together people and teams nominated by governors and other senior leaders in Youth Offending Institutes. 

Nii Anum from Spurgeons Prisoner and Significant Others Services at HMP/YOI Feltham

The Youth Custody Service provides support and care for all children and young people in custody between the ages of 10-17 in England and Wales. They work with a range of partners and agencies to improve life chances for young people, learning from research and best practice as well as bringing the young persons voice into service design.

A fantastic well done to Nii from all of the Spurgeons team on being recognised for his dedication to supporting the young people at HMP Feltham.

About Spurgeons Prison-based Family Support Services:

Spurgeons delivers family support services in 12 prisons across England. These services provide family support services for prisoners and their families and friends who visit them, with a particular focus on children and strengthening family relationships. We appreciate how important prison visits are for everyone involved. Our aim is to make them less daunting so that the time spent together helps families to re-connect in a positive way. We are always here to offer practical and emotional support.

Spurgeons Boys2Men project at HMP Feltham was a finalist in the Youth Justice category at the 2021 Children & Young People Now Awards.

CYPN 2021 Awards Logo

To learn more about our work in prisons, click here.