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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 young people are sent to custody, what it's like, visiting, advice and support
People under 18 who are sentenced to custody are sent to secure centres…
The young person is interviewed by the reception officer as soon as they…
Time in custody is spent: in lessons 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 young person 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 people…
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 justice annual statistics for 2019 to 2020 for 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.
Youth justice statistics.
Contact details for youth offending teams in England and Wales.
Contact details for youth offending teams in London.
Parents can get in trouble with the law if their child gets arrested - find out about parenting programmes, Parenting Contracts and Parenting Orders
We are a non-departmental public body responsible for overseeing the youth justice system in England and Wales.
Contact details for youth offending teams in North West in England.
This guide is for youth justice professionals who are managing appropriate adults and appropriate adult services.
Contact details for youth offending teams in Wales.
Annual data of young people (those aged 10-17) in the Youth Justice system, the offences they committed, the outcomes they received, their demographics and the trends over time.
Contact details for youth offending teams in the East and South East England.
Contact details for youth offending teams in the Midlands.
These standards define the minimum expectation for all agencies that provide statutory services to ensure good outcomes for children in the youth justice system.
Contact details for youth offending teams in North East, Cumbria, Yorkshire & Humberside in England.
The Youth Justice Board’s (YJB) strategic plan covers the period 2021 to 2024.
Guidance for youth offending team practitioners and managers on how to work with children in the youth justice system.
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