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Crime Reduction Initiatives is a voluntary sector organisation specialising in drug and criminal justice intervention projects in England & Wales. All of its funding is statutory based. As of 2007 it employs over 700 workers and is supported by over 250 volunteers.

Template:UK-org-stub CRI is a national provider of support, treatment and rehabilitation programmes for those whose lives are blighted by substance misuse, crime and lack of opportunity.

CRI's service users include:

  • Adults and young people with substance misuse problems
  • People who are homeless and living and working on the streets
  • Offenders in prison and those serving community sentences
  • Families and communities affected by crime, substance misuse and anti social behaviour
  • Victims of domestic abuse

CRI's objective is to help individuals to improve their lives and achieve their full potential.

CRI works in partnership with a range of agencies to provide treatment and co-ordinated care pathways that include housing, employment, education and training.

In the 00-01 financial year CRI's income was £2.1m, in 06-07 £27.3m according to the Register of Charities.

External links

CRI Web Site

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