Programs and services

Find information about community and support services, Community Offices and custodial services provided by Youth Justice NSW.

A Youth Justice Community Office is a place where young offenders get help and support from Youth Justice caseworkers. Caseworkers help young people with bail applications, court orders, accommodation, and counselling services.

Youth Justice NSW provides a range of community services and programs designed to change offending behaviour and reduce the likelihood of re-offending. 

Youth Justice Centres provide safe and secure care of young people taken into custody. Find out how young people are cared for in a Youth Justice Centre, and the services and programs available to help get their lives back on track.

Youth Justice NSW funds non-government organisations to deliver services that help young people reduce their risk of re-offending. Learn how these support services prevent long-term involvement in the criminal justice system.

Youth Justice works with non-government service providers to support young people in NSW at risk of re-offending with effective and meaningful programs. This section focuses on contract management of non-government service providers. 

Find locations, opening hours and contact details for Youth Justice Centres and Community Offices. You can also contact the Funded Services Unit, Media team or make a general enquiry or complaint. 

Related information

Youth on Track is an early intervention program for young people between 10 to 17 years. It identifies and responds to young people at risk of long-term involvement in the criminal justice system.

Parents, guardians and carers are an important part of a young person's journey through Youth Justice. Learn about the rights of young people and the role of families in the youth justice system.

The Bail and Accommodation Support Service (BASS) is an after-hours number for NSW Police. The BASS provides police with information that help young people gain access to bail if they are likely to be held in custody. 

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