Youth Justice & Early Intervention Service
The Western Bay Youth Justice & Early Intervention Service (Youth Offending Service) takes a multi-agency approach to youth offending.
The agency is made up of staff from the Police, Probation Service, Social Services, Health Department, Education Department, Substance Misuse Agencies and Housing.
The service works with young people aged 10-17 and has 3 main areas of work:
- Preventing Offending: A large area of work centres around preventing young people from committing an offence and getting involved in the youth justice system.
- Offenders: The service works with work with young people who have come to the attention of the police and the courts because of their offending. Depending on their sentence, the Youth Justice Service has to supervise the young person throughout their order. During this time the service looks at how it can assist the young person to stop reoffending.
- Community Safety : A small number of young people continue to reoffend and some young people commit very serious offences. The Service is responsible for working with the young person during their time in prison and when they are released back into the community.
Swansea Locality Office
Telephone: 01792 467321