Working with victims
This area contains information and guidance to help those working with victims of crime.
Visit our section dedicated to the Code of Practice for Victims of Crime, which highlights and explains relevant extracts to assist YOTs in understanding, preparing for and complying with the Code.
Read also about restorative justice, an important part of the YJB's approach to helping and supporting victims of crime. The process provides opportunities for those directly affected by an offence – victim, offender and members of the community – to communicate and agree how to deal with the offence and its consequences.
Rebuilding Lives: Supporting Victims of Crime
This Green Paper is available from the CJS Online website. It sets out various proposals to provide a comprehensive range of support services to victims and it has beenstrongly endorsed by the YJB.
Communities and Civil Renewal
Download NOMS and YJB Approach to Communities and Civil Renewal, which sets out a strategy to reduce offending and re-offending by involving communites and victims in the justice system.