Placing Welsh Young People in Custody (September 2017)

Placing Welsh Young People in Custody (September 2017)
Summary: This guidance covers the YJB commitment to place children in accomodation which is most appropriate for their individual needs.

 

 

Placing Welsh Young People in Custody covers the YJB commitment to place children in accommodation which is most appropriate for their individual needs, particularly in order to support resettlement and reduce reoffending. The guidance also describes:

  • the types of custodial establishment available
  • the placement process
  • the role of the youth justice system, including YJB Cymru

Please note that the above guidance should be read together with the following:
Placing young people in custody: guide for youth justice practitioners
The Youth Justice Board Placement Service