Beyond Youth Custody

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Latest news

News from Beyond Youth Custody May 2018: The Final Edition

22 May 2018

We’re now at the end of the six-year Beyond Youth Custody (BYC) partnership and we’d like to say thank you to all those reading this for your support of BYC.

Beyond Youth Custody Legacy Video

20 May 2018

The Beyond Youth Custody legacy video is a resource designed for practitioners, policymakers, researchers and service providers. The video outlines key learnings from the six years of the Beyond Youth Custody (BYC) programme, with a focus on our final publication ‘Now all I care about is my future: supporting the shift’

Parliamentary Conference 2018: Embedding BYC’s legacy

20 April 2018

On Monday 16 April 2018, BYC hosted a conference at Portcullis House in Parliament to celebrate the successes of the six years of the programme and to consider how BYC’s research on effective resettlement can be adopted by various services across social work, justice, health and housing to improve outcomes for young people.


How Noel sees it

Noel Williams
BYC Ambassador

Noel Williams reflects on his role as BYC Ambassador and shares his top tips for young people and decision makers in youth justice

Constructive approaches – putting children first in the Youth Justice System

Sean Creaney and Stephen Case
Lecturers at Edge Hill University and Loughborough University

Sean Creaney and Stephen Case write about constructive approaches to youth justice.

Five steps to good resettlement

Pippa Goodfellow
Beyond Youth Custody programme manager

For a recent piece in Children and Young People Now, Pippa talks about five key ways the voluntary sector is helping the resettlement of young people.


BYC Legacy Video

Latest publication

Resettlement of young offenders: informing practice, improving outcomes