Youth Offending Service - Camden Rise
Youth Justice Service
Camden’s Youth Justice Service (YJS) works with young people, aged 10 to 17, and their families to tackle issues that might lead to offending behaviour, as well as helping to prevent young people at risk of offending from getting involved in crime and jeopardising their future prospects.
- Running local crime prevention programmes and offering voluntary support programmes
- Helping young people and their families at court
- Supervising young people serving a community sentence
- Staying in touch with a young person if they’re sentenced to custody
More info and blogs
A social enterprise, called Honest Grind Coffee, has been launched by Camden Council to help young people gain the skills needed to get into good employment. Honest Grind Coffee is a new social enterprise helping young people to gain valuable work experience by learning about the different stages of coffee production. Visit honest-grind.co.uk to find out more.
King’s Cross Recruit (KXR) and Camden’s Youth Justice Service have been working in partnership to pilot a flexible work experience programme for 16 to 18-year-olds who are within the youth justice system. Visit the KXR website to find out more.
- My experience as a Youth Justice Service (formerly YOS) Peer Advocate by Suraya Miah - read Suraya's blog on Camden Rise website's news section.
- Written work by Camden young people from the YJS (formerly YOS) - read their articles and poems on Camden Rise website's news section.