21 Community Rehabilitation Companies were formed on 1st June 2014 to provide offender management and rehabilitation services in England and Wales. Staffordshire and West Midlands Community Rehabilitation Company (SWM CRC) is one of them. The companies were formed in accordance with the Companies Act 2006, and were all solely owned by the Secretary of State for Justice, before being transferred to their new owners on 1st February 2015. CRCs, as arms-length providers, have a contract with the Secretary of State to deliver probation services.
SWM CRC is owned by the Reducing Reoffending Partnership (RRP), a joint venture partnership consisting of CGL, Ingeus and St Giles Trust. RRP also owns Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Nottingham and Rutland (DLNR) CRC.