Youth offending teams work with young people that get into trouble with the law.
They look into the background of a young person and try to help them stay away from crime.
Find your local youth offending team.
The youth offending team gets involved if a young person:
Usually, the police are the first people to contact the youth offending team. But family members and friends can also contact them if they’re worried about a young person’s behaviour.
Youth offending teams are part of your local council and are separate from the police and the courts.
They work with:
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