Youth Justice Board placement service contacts

How to contact the Youth Justice Board Placement Service about a child or young person in, or sentenced to, custody.

When a child or person under 18 is remanded or sentenced to custody, the YJB decides where to place them.

Telephone: 0845 363 6363 to contact the Youth Justice Board Placement Service for custody placement and information. 

You will be presented with a number of options that you will need to select before you are put through to the right person.

  • to report a serious or significant incident please press 1
  • to book in a re-remand please press 2
  • to make a new placement please press 3
  • to discuss early release, licences, sentence calculation or motilities please press 4
  • for all other enquiries please press 5.

Please carefully select the correct option in order to reach the correct area, otherwise you may be asked to re-dial.

Where possible all Eye documents should be sent via Connectivity. Where this is not possible Eye documents can be sent via Secure eMail. Follow this link to register to use Secure eMail and then use the relevant address listed below. 

In exceptional circumstances, you can also send Eye documents by faxing. In order to obtain the current Placement Service fax number, please telephone us on 0845 363 6363. When faxing a document, the document will be converted to an Adobe PDF file which can be uploaded to the young persons file. 

General enquiries

Email: YJBPlacements-GeneralEnquiries@yjb.gsi.gov.uk.cjsm.net

East
Email: YJBPlacements-East@yjb.gsi.gov.uk.cjsm.net
Fax: 0845 363 6371

East Midlands
Email: YJBPlacements-EastMidlands@yjb.gsi.gov.uk.cjsm.net

London
Email: YJBPlacements-London@yjb.gsi.gov.uk.cjsm.net

North East
Email: YJBPlacements-NorthEast@yjb.gsi.gov.uk.cjsm.net

North West
Email: YJBPlacements-NorthWest@yjb.gsi.gov.uk.cjsm.net

South East
Email: YJBPlacements-SouthEast@yjb.gsi.gov.uk.cjsm.net

South West
Email: YJBPlacements-SouthWest@yjb.gsi.gov.uk.cjsm.net

Wales
Email: YJBPlacements-Wales@yjb.gsi.gov.uk.cjsm.net

West Midlands
Email: YJBPlacements-WestMidlands@yjb.gsi.gov.uk.cjsm.net

Yorkshire and Humberside
Email: YJBPlacements-YorkshireAndHumberside@yjb.gsi.gov.uk.cjsm.net

Sentence Calculation
Email: YJBPlacements-SentenceCalculation@yjb.gsi.gov.uk.cjsm.net

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