What we do

We oversee the youth justice system in England and Wales.

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

Read more about what we do


Our announcements

Our publications

Our statistics

  1. Youth justice annual statistics: 2013 to 2014

    • 29 January 2015
    • Statistics - national statistics
  2. MMPR data: March 2013 to March 2014

    • 30 October 2014
    • Statistics

See all our statistics

Our management

    Contact YJB

    Youth Justice Board head office

    Youth Justice Board head office
    102 Petty France
    SW1H 9AJ

    Youth Justice Board Cymru

    Wales division support
    4-6 Orchard Street

    SA1 5AG

    Youth Justice Board media enquiries

    Youth Justice Board press office
    102 Petty France
    SW1H 9AJ

    Youth Justice Board Placement Service

    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 at:

    Youth Justice Board Freedom of Information

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

    SW1H 9AJ

    Corporate information

    Jobs and contracts

    Read about the types of information we routinely publish in our Publication scheme. Find out about our commitment to publishing in the Welsh language scheme. Our Personal information charter explains how we treat your personal information.