One in 10 YOTs 'miss opportunities' to divert children from crime

Gabriella Jozwiak
Thursday, January 31, 2019

Some children may be unnecessarily ending up with a criminal record because not all youth offending teams (YOTs) are offering diversion schemes, research suggests.

Youth work support after school could help reduce the risk of young people getting involved in violent incidents, an MP has said. Picture: Robin Hammond
Youth work support after school could help reduce the risk of young people getting involved in violent incidents, an MP has said. Picture: Robin Hammond

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