Joint national protocol for transitions in England

Protocol to support the planned and safe movement of young people from youth offending teams (YOTs) to probation services when they turn 18.


Joint National Protocol for Transitions in England

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This protocol is between the Youth Justice Board (YJB), National Probation Service (NPS) and Community Rehabilitation Companies (CRC) in England.

It should be read in conjunction with the Youth Justice Board (YJB) Case Management Guidance.

The protocol identifies the responsibilities of each organisation to work together to ensure the transition process is carried out as smoothly as possible and ensure that there is a clear understanding of the commitments made in this document.

Youth to adult transition principles and guidance for Wales

Published 1 December 2015
Last updated 27 April 2018 + show all updates
  1. This protocol was updated to reflect changes in practice and legislation.
  2. First published.