Sunderland Youth Offending
Service offers a number of services. These have been outlined
- Preventative Services: Sunderland Youth Offending Service
works with young people who are at risk of offending. We work
with a range of partnerships including Children Fund, and
schemes including the Youth Inclusion, and Positive Futures.
- Pre-court Services: This involves working with young people
who have offended for the first and second time (Reprimand
and Final Warning).
- Court Services: There are a number of court services which
include Appropriate adult services (at police stations), preparation
of pre-sentence reports, direct support to young people at
court, Bail Supervision & Support, Remand Management.
- Supervision in the Community: When a young person receives
a community based court order, we supervise them. This involves
initial assessment (ASSET) and specialist risk assessment
in accordance to need. We also prepare plans of work to prevent
re-offending. Where required we also provide specialist support
including Mental Health, Education, Housing, Substance Misuse,
Restorative Justice, Offending Behaviour Programmes, and Mentoring.
Sunderland Youth Offending Service also offers support to
parents, including intensive Parenting Programmes by order
of the court. We also provide Intensive Supervision. Surveillance
(ISSP) for high risk, persistent and prolific offenders.
- Custodial Services: We work with young people to support
young people serving custodial sentences. This includes sentence
planning to ensuring a seamless transition into the community
for community supervision elements of DTO sentences.
|© 2010 Sunderland City Council
||Published : 29/08/2007