Youth Justice Board for England and Wales

Latest from the Youth Justice Board for England and Wales

  1. We must shine a light on disproportionality
  2. The journey of the child
  3. Youth Justice Board Annual Report and Accounts, 2018 to 2019

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What the Youth Justice Board for England and Wales does

We are a non-departmental public body responsible for overseeing the youth justice system in England and Wales.

YJB is an executive non-departmental public body, sponsored by the Ministry of Justice.

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Youth offending teams: London
  2. Referral orders
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Our management

Colin Allars
Colin Allars
Chief Executive, Youth Justice Board
Charlie Taylor
Charlie Taylor
Chair, Youth Justice Board

Contact YJB

Youth Justice Board head office

Youth Justice Board head office
70 Petty France
United Kingdom

General enquiries

020 3334 5300

Youth Justice Board Cymru

Wales division support
4-6 Orchard Street
United Kingdom


01792 478 379

Youth Justice Board media enquiries

Clive House
70 Petty France
United Kingdom
United Kingdom

Press office

020 3334 3536

For out-of-hours queries

07659 173 270

Youth Custody Service Placement Team

To contact the team for custody placement and information, please use the relevant Secure eMail address using this link.

Youth Justice Board business areas in England

Use this link to find the contact details for the business areas in England.

Make an FOI request

  1. Read about the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act and how to make a request.
  2. Check our previous releases to see if we’ve already answered your question.
  3. Make a new request by contacting us using the details below.

Youth Justice Board Freedom of Information

Freedom of Information Team
Youth Justice Board for England and Wales
102 Petty France

United Kingdom

Corporate information

Jobs and contracts

  1. Jobs

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