Youth offending service
Trafford Youth Offending Service (YOS) is one of the top performing Youth Offending Services in England and Wales. The most recent inspection can be found following this link
The Youth Offending Service in Trafford has an overarching aim to reduce offending and re-offending of young people.
The Youth Offending Service is a multiagency model made up of representatives from the social services, health, education, substance abuse, police, and probation.
The Multiagency model helps identify the individual needs of each young offender by assessing them with a national assessment. This helps to identify specific problems that make the young person offend as well as measuring the risk they pose to others. YOS to identify suitable programmes to address the needs of the young person with the intention of rehabilitation and preventing further offending.