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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.
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.
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…
Youth justice annual statistics for 2019 to 2020 for England and Wales.
Contact details for youth offending teams in London.
Contact details for youth offending teams 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
Contact details for youth offending teams in North East, Cumbria, Yorkshire & Humberside in England.
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.
This guide is for youth justice professionals who are managing appropriate adults and appropriate adult services.
Keith Fraser, Chair of the Youth Justice Board (YJB), speaks at the National Violence Reduction Units (VRU) Conference.
Youth justice statistics.
Contact details for youth offending teams in the Midlands.
Contact details for youth offending teams in the East and South East England.
These standards define the minimum expectation for all agencies that provide statutory services to ensure good outcomes for children in the youth justice system.
Protocol to support the planned and safe movement of young people from youth offending teams (YOTs) to the Probation Service when they turn 18.
Contact details for youth offending teams in North West in England.
Guidance for youth offending team practitioners and managers on how to work with children in the youth justice system.
Guidance on managing young people in secure training centres and young offender institutions, with restraint only used as a last resort.
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