Assisted visits claim form AVS4: for youth offending teams

Form to claim back costs of family visits to young people in secure children's homes.


Assisted visits claim form AVS4


Use this form to claim the money paid to cover the costs of families visiting relatives in secure children’s homes. You can also use this form to claim back money from Youth Custody Service (YCS) if you’ve booked tickets for relatives planning a visit.

You must:

  • complete a separate form for each individual being visited
  • check the correct AVS2 form (or forms if you’re claiming for more than one visit) accompanies each AVS4 claim form
  • send the claim form to the YCS within 28 days of the visit
  • keep copies of all forms, receipts and tickets
Published 9 October 2014