Divert, a Metropolitan Police custody intervention programme, works with under 25s who have been arrested and aims to get them back into employment and training.
A Palace for Life coach is based in the Croydon Custodial Suite and has discussions with anyone under 25, before referring them to other Foundation programmes depending on their interests and hobbies.
Shamel, 21, is training to be a football coach after positive discussions with a Palace for Life coach. Read his story HERE.
Croydon Custodial Suite
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