International Restorative Justice Week
North Yorkshire Youth Justice Service are proud to
support The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) campaign
themed ‘I’ve got something to say’ to mark this
year’s International Restorative Justice Week (15-22
November) - More here
Elevate is our new Junior Attendance Centre which
will be based in Scarborough at the Briercliffe
Children’s Centre and will be open on Saturday
Youth Communication Team Up
For National Award
The Youth Communication Team (YCT)
has been shortlisted as finalists for this year’s
Children and Young People Now Awards (CYPN).
The YCT has been shortlisted for an award in the
Youth Justice category. The CYPN Awards received a
record number of entries this year, further showing
the quality of the team’s entry.
Welcome to North Yorkshire Youth Justice Service
North Yorkshire Youth Justice
Service (YJS) comprises expert staff from a range of
service partners including the
Children’s Social Care,
Education, supported by committed and skilled
volunteers. The key objectives of the Youth Justice
Service are to reduce youth crime, protect the
public from serious harm, and safeguard the welfare
of young people.
Julie Firth, Head of Prevention
We support preventative and diversionary services to
help vulnerable young people stay out of trouble,
and support the Police with programmes to accompany
Youth Cautions & Conditional Cautions. If a young person is convicted by a Court and placed
under our statutory supervision, we assess their
individual needs and risks, and provide a tailored
programme of support and change.
We work closely with the
families of young
people who offend, and with local schools and other
community services, to help the young people to get
their lives back on track and achieve positive
outcomes. We provide Education & Training support,
Health & Substance Misuse services, and advice on
Housing, Employment etc.
We provide expert advice and reports to assist the
Police, Courts and Parole Board in making decisions
about charging and sentence management, and we offer
information, support and restorative justice
opportunities for victims of youth crime.
Thank you for visiting our website - I hope that you
will find it interesting and helpful.
There are a wide range of
opportunities within the North Yorkshire Youth
Justice Service (YJS) for volunteers to become involved and
gain experience and understanding of the work
carried out by the YJS.
North Yorkshire YJS has approximately 60 volunteers
across the county – about 30 in the western part
which includes Harrogate, Skipton and Northallerton
and 30 in the east part which includes Scarborough