Somerset IMPACT

What is IMPACT?

IMPACT is a multi-agency team based in Bridgwater, Weston, Taunton and Yeovil but covering the whole of Somerset. IMPACT concentrates its resources on effectively targeting and engaging the most prolific offenders involved in Serious Acquisitive Crime such as burglary, car crime and robbery to address the causes of their offending to break the cycle of crime.


Who are the IMPACT team?

    • BGSW Community Rehabilitation Company
    • Avon & Somerset Constabulary
    • SDAS


Our Mission:



‘To Break The Cycle of Crime’


Does it work?

IMPACT started in Somerset in March 2011, the amount of recorded Serious Acquisitive Crime has decreased by 10% and the detection rate has increased.


Key Partners:

The following agencies and organisations are some of our key partners all contributing to the aims of IMPACT:

  • Education Training and Employment Probation Department
  • Local District Council Housing Teams
  • Somerset Drug and Alcohol Service
  • Taunton Association for the Homeless


Contact details:

somersetimpact@avon-somerset.probation.gsi.gov.uk

To speak to someone about an IMPACT offender, please call: 01935
402 249 or 03000 492 661