The National Youth Agency (NYA) has published a report exploring the impact of youth work provision on young people within, or at risk of entering, the youth justice system in England and Wales. The report outlines the costs of young people’s involvement in the youth justice system and the preventative role of youth work, highlighting examples of the positive impact of youth work.
Read the news story: Youth centre closures linked to greater risk of young people entering criminal justice system
Download the report: The social cost of youth work cuts: preventing youth offending through youth work
Source: National Youth Agency
Date: 06 November 2023