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The Youth Justice and Early Support Service (YJESS) works with children and young people aged between 8 and 17 years who are taking part in, or at risk of becoming involved in anti-social or offending behaviour and the victims of their crime/behaviour. Our vision is to support young people to build on their strengths and fulfil their potential by setting out our ambitions to:- Work together to improve the lives of young people, their families, victims, and the community through a restorative approach- Work with young people to build on their strengths, enhance their opportunities, and encourage better decisions through a person centred approach- Value the importance of young people and remain driven by fairness, inclusion, and equality
Young people aged 8 - 17yrs, their families and victims of offending
All children who have offended are referred by the police or Court. Children at risk of offending can be referred by any agency or parents and young people can make self referrals. Please call for a referral form or follow the web enquiry link below.
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Social Services Department, Vale Of Glamorgan Council91 Salisbury RoadBarryCF62 6PD
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