Beyond Youth Custody



4 July 2014 | | Theme:

After being released on temprorary license, Linda knew what she wanted – she just didn’t know how to achieve her goal. Linda’s mentor helped her make the necessary practical steps to achieve her dream of going to univeristy.


3 July 2014 | | Theme:

Sarah was shy and found it hard to trust people after having been let down frequently in the past. After her release from prison, a mentor slowly gained her trust by attending dance classes with her, and helped her with job and grant applications. Sara has since had a number of interviews.


3 July 2014 | | Theme:

After being granted release on temporary licence from her prison sentence, Dina used the opportunity to meet with her mentor and work to create personal goals which have helped turn her life around.


Resettlement of young offenders: informing practice, improving outcomes