What we do

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.

Read more about what we do


Our announcements

Our consultations

Our publications

  1. Referral orders

    • Statutory guidance
  2. Youth Justice Board Annual Report and Accounts, 2017 to 2018

    • Corporate report

See all our publications

Our statistics

Our management

Contact YJB

Youth Justice Board head office

Youth Justice Board head office
102 Petty France

Youth Justice Board Cymru

Wales division support
4-6 Orchard Street


Youth Justice Board media enquiries

Youth Justice Board press office
102 Petty France

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 at:

Youth Justice Board Freedom of Information

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


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 Welsh. Our Personal information charter explains how we treat your personal information.