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Children and families

Useful websites relating to Youth Justice

As well as the support provided through our Youth Justice Service, you can access further Youth Justice advice and support through the following organisations:

York and North Yorkshire Probation Trust

The National Probation Service occupies a central role in the criminal justice system.

The York and North Yorkshire Probation Trust is one of 42 probation areas in England and Wales that make up the National Probation Service. The Service's job is to prevent further crimes by effectively managing offenders who've been given a community sentence by the courts.

Multi-agency public protection arrangements

Multi-agency public protection arrangements (MAPPA) is a process through which the Police, Probation and Prison Services work with other agencies to manage the risks posed by violent and sexual offenders living in the community, in order to protect the public.

Safer York Partnership

The Safer York Partnership is a crime reduction initiative for York.

The Safer York Partnership website offers advice on issues such as:

  • anti-social behaviour
  • begging
  • burglary
  • cycle theft
  • hate crime
  • illegal waste dumping issues


YorOK offers information, help and advice for:

  • children
  • young people
  • parents
  • carers
  • child care practitioners

Youth Justice Board

The Youth Justice Board oversees the Youth Justice System in England and Wales.

North Yorkshire Youth Justice Service

The North Yorkshire Youth Justice Service aims to:

  • reduce youth crime
  • protect the public from serious harm
  • safeguard the welfare of young people

Also see

York Youth Justice Service

Moor Lane Youth Centre, Wains Road, Dringhouses, York, YO24 2TX

Telephone: 01904 554565