About us

Nottinghamshire Youth Justice Service (YJS) works with children and young people aged 10-18 years who are in trouble with the police or who are at risk of getting into trouble with the police (My Futures: Youth Support Programme).

The Service is made up of three local multi-agency teams and an interventions team that works across the whole of Nottinghamshire.

The aims of the service are to:

  • reduce the number of children and young people entering the criminal justice system;
  • reduce the frequency and rate of re-offending by children and young people who are already within the youth justice system; and
  • keep the numbers of children and young people experiencing custody – either on remand or as a sentence of the court – to a minimum.

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