Resettlement Policy - Leicester City Youth Offending Service (2019)

Summary: Leicester City youth offending service have developed and shared their resettlement policy that supports and guides effective resettlement practice. 




  • The purpose of this policy is to provide direction and guidance to staff in effective resettlement practice in line with relevant research recommendations.




Leicester City youth offending service have shared their resettlement policy. The policy is underpinned by the concept of resettlement as a journey for the child, rather than a single transitional event. The policy highlights that practice should be informed by the following four key principles below and the 7 Pathways of Resettlement (found within the policy itself):

  • A continued focus on resettlement throughout a sentence.
  • Early preparation for release.
  • Effective communication between institution and community agencies.
  • A co-ordinated holistic response involving multi-agency partnerships.


Contact Details: Carol Hughes
Youth Offending Team: Leicester City YOS