Guidance for the joint working arrangements between Youth Offending Teams and Local Authority Children’s Services for children in custody in Wales (November 2020)

Summary: Attached is the guidance to support YOTs and local authority children service to work effectively with children in custody in Wales



attached below, in a PDF form is the guidance for the joint working arrangements between Youth Offending Teams and Local Authority Children’s Services for children in custody.

The aim of this protocol is to ensure that staff in YOTs and children’s services work together effectively in the discharge of their specific duties towards children and young people to meet their needs and to support their reintegration and resettlement.

The guidance is aimed at those working in the secure estate providers, local authority children’s services and YOTs. The guidance sets out the statutory responsibilities of relevant agencies and good practice guidelines.