Victims and offenders need different support, but in essence they all need some help to get their lives back on track. Debbie, Coordinator, CASS+ They make a real difference – they make a difficult situation better. Anna, Client We are a friendly face in the courts, on their side. Naomi, Volunteer If it hadn’t been for Cass+, we’d have been bankrupt or something, for sure... Dean & Anna, people we've helped.

CASSPLUS contingencies during Coronavirus disruptions

We are pleased to confirm that CASSPLUS is delivering services at all courts. Staff are adopting a mixed approach to working from offices and from home and you may currently be asked to make an appointment so that we can comply with distancing guidelines.

Please direct all enquiries for Plymouth through 07949 455 158; for Cornwall through 07949 455 443; and for Newton Abbot through 07889 581 723.

Thank you for your patience and we look forward to resuming normal service as soon as possible.

Our Vision

Our mission is to help reduce re-offending and increase the wellbeing of defendants, victims of crime and their families.

CASSPLUS Communications Officer

Eployment Opportunity : CASSPLUS Communications Officer. This is a new role in development; intended to lead and coordinate delivery of the charity’s communications strategy as an integral part of our team.

Help from court settings

We are based within four magistrates’ courts in Truro, Bodmin, Plymouth and Newton Abbot. We give advice and support from court settings without judgement, but with respect and fairness to vulnerable people who are at risk or have been processed through the criminal justice system. We are particularly experienced in helping when you’ve not been eligible for legal aid.

CASS+ (Community Advice and Support Services+) is an innovative, unique and specialised charity which provides  relief and assistance to people when they are at their most vulnerable.

Whatever the reason you find yourself involved with the courts we can help:

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We are proud to have been awarded the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service 2017