What are YOTs_Youth Offending Team

YOT Aims to:

  • Work in partnership with other agencies to reduce youth crime.
  • Ensure that each young person who breaks the law is dealt with without delay, whilst meeting the needs of the individual
  • Work with young people to address issues that put the young person at risk of offending.
  • Encourage consultation with young people about the service they receive
  • Confront young offenders with the consequences of their behaviour in relation to themselves and their victims / family / friends
  • Encourage young people to provide reparation to victims
  • Reinforce the responsibility of parents / carers to help them prevent offending by their children.
  • Protect the public