Welcome to Youth Justice Agency
of Northern Ireland

The aim of the Youth Justice Agency is to make communities safer by helping children to stop offending. In doing so, it delivers a range of services, often in partnership with others, to help children address their offending behaviour, divert them from crime, assist their integration into the community, and to meet the needs of victims of crime.
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Irish Youth Justice Service recruiting for custody staff
Published: 11/04/2014
Our counterparts in the Republic of Ireland, the Irish Youth Justice Service, are presently recruiti... full story

Justice Minister acknowledges contribution made by Youth Justice Agency volunteers
Published: 31/03/2014
Justice Minister David Ford has paid tribute to volunteers who work closely with the Youth Justice A... full story

Omagh volunteer worker wins Youth Justice Agency award
Published: 31/03/2014
Johanne McCanney from Omagh has won the Youth Justice Agency’s “Volunteer of the Year 2014 Award”.... full story

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YJA Annual Workload Statistics 2012-2013
Author: YJA Statistics & Research Branch
Publisher: YJA Statistics & Research Branch

Stakeholder E-Briefing
Author: Youth Justice Agency
Publisher: Youth Justice Agency

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