COVID-19: Resources for youth justice

This section contains links and materials that may be useful for youth justice professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Summary:  See, Hear, Respond, provides targeted support to vulnerable children, young people and their families who are affected by COVID-19.     See, Hear, Respond, provides targeted support to vulnerable children, young people and their families who are affected by coronavirus (COVID-19) and the measures put in place to stop its spread. The support is led by Barnardo’s, working in…
Summary: Some examples of reparation tasks being undertaken by Bedfordshire YOS during COVID-19. Age: 10-17 Sex: n/a Cost: none     Aims: support children to complete at least some of the reparation hours during COVID-19 safely.     Description:Attached below are six tasks that Bedfordshire youth offending service have created for the children. The tasks have been created in order…
Summary:  Details of Sutton IYS reparation programme, making re-usable face shield. Age: 10-17 Sex: n/a Cost: Around 50p per face shield.     Aims: Support children to create re-useable face shields from home, as part of their reparation.     Description:During COVID-19 Sutton Integrated Youth Services, have created, as part of their community reparation, a programme that allows children to…
Summary: Details on community volunteering and reparation during COVID-19 from Haringey YJS. Age: 15-17 Sex: n/a Cost: n/a     Aims: Support children to complete their reparation hours during COVID-19.     Description:One of the children on a Referral Order at Haringey YJS has been able to complete their reparation hours creating food boxes and delivery food for people that…
Summary:  Link to a leaflet concerning advice for children around contact with the Police, during COVID-19.  The Youth Justice Board for England and Wales have published Coronavirus and the police: advice for children guidance.  The leaflet contains advice for under-18s who come into contact with the police during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Summary: Link to a leaflet concerning advice for children who are working with a youth offending team, during COVID-19.  Youth Justice Board for England and Wales have published Coronavirus and youth offending teams: advice for children guidance. The leaflet contains information for under-18s about support provided by youth offending teams during COVID-19 outbreak.
Summary:   Link to a leaflet concerning advice for children going to Court during COVID-19 by HMCTS and YJB.   HM Courts & Tribunals Service (HMCTS) and the Youth Justice Board for England and Wales have published Coronavirus and court: advice for children guidance. The leaflet contains advice for under-18s attending court during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Summary: Details to time capsule reparation programme run by Tower Hamlets and City of London YJS. Age: 10-17 Sex: n/a Cost: Limited - arts and craft materials     Aims: Support children to be able to complete some hours towards their reparation To create a COVID-19 archive which will not only be looked back and reflected upon but also used…
Summary: Link to Safe Hands, Thinking Minds website which has specific area around COVOD-19 and anxiety and stress.     Safe Hands, Thinking Minds brings together a variety of information, knowledge and evidence base concerning parenting, trauma, adversity (ACE’s), attachment, fostering, adoption, asylum-seeking and refugee and children and young people. They have created a specific Covid, Anxiety, Stress- Resources &…
Summary:  Description of mask making reparation programme run in Hackney YOS. Age: 10-17 Sex: n/a Cost: limited     Aims: For children to be able to complete their reparation requirements whilst staying at home safe and complying with COVID-19 restrictions.     Description:Hackney Youth Offending Service, have started a new reparation programme making face masks, which they send to the…
Summary:   Attached is supporting discussion sheets to support child who are on Remand, specifically during COVID-19.  Age:  15-18  sex:  n/a  cost:  none     Aims: Support positive discussions around anxiety for children on Remand, specifically during COVID-19     Description: Wetherby Youth Offender Institution, NHS England and Novus have co-developed the attached to help support staff working with children when…
Summary: Remote reparation package for children during COVID-19. Age: 10-17 Sex: n/a Cost: Remedi is contracted to deliver Reparation and restorative justice with Derby YOS.     Aims: Continue to support children to complete their reparation as part of their statutory Orders during COVID-19.     Description: Remedi have created a remote package for reparation activities that enable children to…
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