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The Liminality Group – an organisation that helps young people to secure a better future – has been awarded a contract with the Central Northwest London NHS Foundation Trust (CNWL) to support the delivery of mental health and primary care services within a youth offender’s institution.   The seven-year contract builds on an existing three-year partnership between the two […]

The Liminality Group secures decade-long NHS contract to support young ...




Reports on the separation of children in Young Offender Institutions by the Separation taskforce and Sir Alan Wood. The findings in these reports will support the government’s commitment to HM Inspectorate of Prisons to develop a new model of separation for Young Offender Institutions.   Full report here: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/893199/separation-children-yoi-time-improvement.pdf  

The Separation of Children in Young Offenders Institutions – Time ...


Standing Committee for Youth Justice (SCYJ) new report on ensuring custody is the last resort for children in England & Wales. SCYJ is an alliance of organisations working to improve the youth justice system in England and Wales. We advocate a child-focused youth justice system that promotes the integration of children in trouble with the law into society and […]

Ensuring Custody is the Last Resort for Children in England ...



Given the sheer number of people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds in our criminal justice system (CJS) a review like this was overdue. Many of those who watch the CJS closely, including some of those who work in it, report that race has slipped down the list of priorities. This is reflected in policy documents […]

Lets Us Never Forget The David Lammy Review



A report published by the HM Inspectorate of Probation following an inspection in January rates the service, run by Oxfordshire County Council, as “good” overall. Chief inspector of probation Justin Russell praised the “innovative” range of work being done to help children who had been victims or were at risk of exploitation through initiatives including clinics run by Oxfordshire police […]

OXFORDSHIRE YOUTH JUSTICE SERVICE PRAISED OVER WORK TO TACKLE CHILD ...



The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has released its latest figures surrounding NEET children and young people in the UK. There were an estimated 771,000 young people (aged 16 to 24 years) in the UK who were not in education, employment or training (NEET) in January to March 2020; this was an increase of 6,000 compared with January […]

Young People Not in Education, Employment or Training (UK May ...


Nina Jacobs from CYPNOW explores a recent study which suggests that Police officers should be trained in understanding the impact of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) on young people in order to tackle an increase in child to parent violence. Researchers found there were 515 incidents of CCVAB which increased month on month between March and July 2019, peaking at […]

Police Need Training In Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE”s)