Serious Youth Violence

One of the YJB Priority Programme strands is serious youth violence (SYV). This area of the YJ Resource Hub aims to disseminate knowledge and information in relation to SYV from across England and Wales.


This section contains a collection of information, documentation and other web-based resources produced by a variety of stakeholders and partners, as well as youth offending teams.

Summary: The toolkit is aimed at those working directly with children identified as vulnerable to exploitation. Age: 10-17 Sex: n/a Cost: n/a   Aims: Supporting…
County Lines, a drug distribution model typically involving an urban criminal gang travelling to smaller locations to sell heroin and crack cocaine, is a phenomenon…
Summary: Template used by Islington YOS for sharing information and data concerning county lines between YOS, Police, Children Social Care and other key organisations Age:…
County Lines Violence, Exploitation & Drug Supply 2017 briefing report, published by National Crime Agency provides a national overview on the threat of ‘county lines’…
Criminal Exploitation of Children and Vulnerable Adults: County Lines guidance outlines what county lines (and associated criminal exploitation) is, signs to look for in potential…
Ending Gang Violence and Exploitation, sets out the 6 priorities of the new cross-government approach to ending gang violence and exploitation, which include: Tackle county…
Age: 10 upwards Sex: n/a Cost: n/a     Aim: To ensure appropriate and timely sharing of information around young people involved or at the…
PSHE Association have created #knifefree lesson plans for key stage 3 and 4. The lesson plans aim to challenge the myths and communicate some of…
The Preventing Gang and Youth Violence: Spotting Signals of Risk and Supporting Children and Young People is a report which aims to support local areas…
Preventing Youth Violence and Gang Involvement (Practical Advice for Schools and Colleges) guidance has been produced as part of the cross-Government work on Ending Gang…
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