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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…
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.
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.
Parents can get in trouble with the law if their child gets arrested - find out about parenting programmes, Parenting Contracts and Parenting Orders
By Sharon Gray, YJB Board Member, Education Consultant at Wholehearted Learning and former Head Teacher of special and mainstream schools.
Youth justice annual statistics for 2021 to 2022 for England and Wales.
Youth justice statistics.
This manual is for youth justice service practitioners and managers.
From 1 April 2023 youth justice services will report on 10 new key performance indicators (KPIs) as part of improved monitoring by the Youth Justice Board (YJB)
Youth justice annual statistics for 2020 to 2021 for England and Wales.
Biggest funding package in a generation to tackle youth offending and cut crime.
A list of some of the terms used in this manual and their definitions.
These standards define the minimum expectation for all agencies that provide statutory services to ensure good outcomes for children in the youth justice system.
We are a non-departmental public body responsible for overseeing the youth justice system in England and Wales.
Contact details for youth justice services in the Midlands.
Contact details for youth justice services in London.
Advice and information on how to work with children in contact with the youth justice system. It covers building relationships, supervision, developing interventions, meeting different needs, safeguarding, work with victims,…
Contact details for youth justice services in North West in England.
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