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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Ford announces major examination of youth justice
Published: 19/05/2015
Justice Minister David Ford has announced the launch of a comprehensive scoping study into how child... full story

DofE Celebration of Success
Published: 13/05/2015
The Youth Justice Agency's Belfast North area office recently held a successful DofE Award Celebrati... full story

Ford welcomes Criminal Justice Inspection report into the effectiveness of youth conferencing
Published: 26/03/2015
Justice Minister, David Ford, has welcomed publication of the Criminal Justice Inspection report int... full story

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Stakeholder E-briefing March 2015
Author: Youth Justice Agency
Publisher: Youth Justice Agency

YJA Annual Workload Statistics 2013-14 (restated by new council area)
Author: Youth Justice Agency
Publisher: Youth Justice Agency

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