Policy paper

Youth justice strategy for Wales: children and young people first

The Welsh Government and the Youth Justice Board's joint strategy to improve services for young offenders or those at risk of offending.

Documents

Youth justice strategy for Wales: children and young people first (English)

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Youth justice strategy for Wales: children and young people first (Welsh)

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Youth justice strategy for Wales: children and young people first (young people, English)

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Youth justice strategy for Wales: children and young people first (young people, Welsh)

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Details

The strategy is aimed at all agencies involved in youth justice services in Wales and covers:

  • intervening early to stop criminal behaviour
  • working to prevent crime and criminal behaviour
  • diverting young people from crime into other activities

It includes specific recommendations in relation to education, training and employment, mental health, substance misuse, housing and social care.

It is available in English and Welsh, as well as in versions for young people.

Published 1 July 2014