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Youth Justice Service


The Youth Justice Service (YJS) supports young people in trouble with the law (arrested or taken to court), and helps to keep them away from crime in the future.

YJS aims to:

  • tackle delays – halving the time from arrest to sentence for persistent young offenders, speeding up justice for all young offenders.
  • confront young people with the consequences of their actions and helping them to develop a sense of personal responsibility.
  • intervene – tackling the risk factors associated with crime – personal, family, social, educational, health, drugs, accommodation, peer group pressure, low self esteem, poor academic attainment etc.
  • deliver a range of interventions proportionate to the risks and needs of the young person and community.
  • encouraging reparation to victims or to the community by young people.
  • reinforcing the responsibilities of parents

The work with children and young people is mainly within the following areas:

  1. Preventative Work
  2. Court Attendance and Bail Supervision
  3. Referral Orders
  4. Supervision of Community Orders
  5. Custodial Sentences and Supervision on Licence
  6. Multi-agency approach

Do you know someone who needs a bike?

Unwanted bikes or parts

We transform old bikes. We strip them down, check for damage and alignment, clean them up and re assemble with serviced and new components.

We donate them to someone in need

Adults or children who need a bike to get to work or school, want to get fit or reduce their travel costs and are not able to meet the cost of a brand new bike. All work is done by young people from the Youth Justice Service as part of their work towards paying back to their community. They are fully supervised by trained mechanics, learning new skills while taking part in a worthwhile project that benefits others. Refurbished bikes are fully safety checked.

For more information, or to request or donate a bike please contact the Youth Justice Service.


Related documents

North East Lincolnshire annual youth justice plan 2020-2021 (Word, 11MB)

Youth Justice Diversion Leaflet (PDF, 171KB)

Young People and Families Notice (PDF, 192KB)

Behaviour Contract (PDF, 343KB)

What Happens Now (PDF, 257KB)

Related websites

Victim and witness information

Contact details

Youth Justice Service, William Molson Centre, Kent Street, Grimsby, DN32 7DJ

Telephone: 01472 325252

Email: [email protected]

Opening times: Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 5pm, except bank holidays