Beyond Youth Custody

A national programme which examines and promotes best practice in the resettlement of young people and young adults leaving custody.

Latest news

Roundtable event on the resettlement of girls and young women : developing a gender – sensitive approach

27 January 2015

On 20 January, BYC held a roundtable to bring together the perspectives of key stakeholders, policy makers and practitioners, consider the findings of Beyond Youth Custody research into the resettlement of girls and young women and make recommendations for resettlement of this group.

A timeline of youth justice legislation, policy and practice

5 December 2014

Beyond Youth Custody consolidates significant events in hundreds of years of youth justice in a new interactive timeline.

Update from the Youth Justice Convention 2014

26 November 2014

Key highlights including Beyond Youth Custody’s debates and broad conclusions from the event.


From being inside to life on the outside

Beyond Youth Custody admin

“I will have a different mentality when I’m released.” Our research team gathers views from young women in prison on the challenges they face

What helps young women when leaving custody?

Paul Crozier
Programme Manager of Safe Choices project

How one project is supporting young women to make positive improvements in their lives

A week in the life of a Youth in Focus Project Manager

Moving On Project Manager

Andrea takes us through a typical week at the project



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Resettlement of young offenders: informing practice, improving outcomes