Beyond Youth Custody


Funders and decision makers

Big Lottery Fund

Children’s Commissioner for England

Children’s Commissioner for Wales

Department of Health

Department for Education

Home Office

HM Prison Service

National Offender Management Service (NOMS)

Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime

Ministry of Justice

Youth Justice Board


Sector organisations

Barrow Cadbury Trust provides grants to voluntary and community groups working with vulnerable and marginalised people.

Clinks supports the voluntary and community sector working with offenders in England and Wales.

Criminal Justice Alliance is a coalition of organisations campaigning for a fairer and more effective criminal justice system.

Joseph Rowntree Foundation is a social policy research charity.

Liberty is a campaigning organisation promoting human rights in England and Wales.

Make Justice Work is a campaign to increase the use of community sentences instead of custody.

Nacro is the leading crime reduction charity in the UK

National Association for Youth Justice promotes the rights of, and justice for, children in trouble.

Prison Reform Trust works to ensure a just, humane and effective justice system.

Transition to Adulthood Alliance promotes effective approaches for young adults in the criminal justice system.

The Howard League for Penal Reform is a national charity who campaign for penal reform.

Revolving Doors is a charity working to improve services for people with multiple needs in repeat contact with the criminal justice system.

Standing Committee for Youth Justice is a membership body which advocates the need for a child-focused youth justice system.

Women in Prison supports and campaigns for women who have been in prison.

Think tanks

Centre for Crime and Justice Studies promotes a better understanding of social harm, social justice and criminal justice.

Centre for Justice Innovation aims to improve the implementation, evaluation and dissemination of new ideas in the criminal justice system.

Centre for Social Justice is a think tank aiming to develop effective solutions to poverty in Britain.

Independent Academic Research Studies (IARS) is an international think tank working for a safer, fairer and more inclusive society.

Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) is a UK based think tank producing research and policy for a fair, democratic and sustainable world.

Policy Exchange is a think tank promoting better public services, a stronger society and more dynamic economy.


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