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Youth offending teams work with young people that get into trouble with the law, are arrested, or taken to court, and help them stay away from crime.
Why children are sent to custody, what it's like, visiting, advice and support
Anyone under 18 who is sentenced to custody is sent to a secure centre for…
The child is interviewed by the reception officer as soon as they arrive.…
Time in custody is spent: in education learning skills to get a job or to…
You must arrange your visit first. Contact the secure centre to find out…
For advice or support, a child can speak to a member of staff, for…
Advocacy services are run by children’s charities and are confidential. A…
The Howard League might be able to offer legal advice and help to children…
Youth justice annual statistics for 2021 to 2022 for England and Wales.
The youth justice system in England and Wales works to prevent offending…
The home of Youth Justice Board for England and Wales on GOV.UK. We are a non-departmental public body responsible for overseeing the youth justice system in England and Wales.
This manual is for youth justice service practitioners and managers.
Parents can get in trouble with the law if their child gets arrested - find out about parenting programmes, Parenting Contracts and Parenting Orders
Youth justice statistics.
Youth crime prevention programmes - how young people are put on a programme, what they're like, mentoring and involving parents and families.
Contact details for youth justice services in England and Wales.
Youth justice annual statistics for 2020 to 2021 for England and Wales.
A blog by Keith Fraser, YJB Chair and Board Champion for Over-Represented Children.
Contact details for youth justice services in London.
Contact details for youth justice services in Wales.
Contact details for youth justice services in the Midlands.
Biggest funding package in a generation to tackle youth offending and cut crime.
We are a non-departmental public body responsible for overseeing the youth justice system in England and Wales.
The Secretary of State for Justice has announced the appointments of Duwayne Brooks OBE and Phillip Bowen as members of the Youth Justice Board.
Contact details for youth justice services in the East and South East England.
Information on what happens when a child is arrested, including advice and what to consider at the police station, appropriate adults and when a child appears in court.
Contact details for youth justice services in North East, Cumbria, Yorkshire & Humberside in England.
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