Youth justice - support for children who have come to the attention of the police and victims of crime
If you are aged 10 to 17, and have come to the attention of the police, you may be told to work with us, the Youth Justice Service. We will work with you to support you and help you understand what is going on for you and how you can lead a positive life.
We also support victims of crimes committed by children.
Support for children
We will work to help you understand what lead you to this behaviour and support you to reach your future potential.
Going to youth court
What you need to know before going to court and what to expect.
Support for victims
We will offer support to you if you are a victim of crime committed by a child.
The different orders or sentences you can be given, either by the court or the police.
Restorative justice and reparation
What you will be asked to do to make up for the offence and repair any harm caused.
Your criminal record
Things you need to know for the future after you have finished your sentence or out of court disposal.