13 September 2023

Dare to Care: Representing care experienced young people

Care system

Open guide

This guide will support criminal lawyers representing care experienced children and young adults to understand the relevant legal framework, reduce unnecessary criminalisation, and achieve better outcomes.

Publisher: Youth Justice Legal Centre
Authors: Kate Aubrey-Johnson and Dr Laura Janes

January 2024
Integrated Planning and Assessment Manual

This manual details how practitioners from prison, probation and leaving care services can work together with young men in prison with care experience to integrate the support they receive.
Publisher: Innovation Unit

January 2024
Supporting young adults with experience of care and custody – Handbook

Informed by the piloting of Always Hope in the West Midlands, this handbook aims to help staff in other regions implement the protocols and practices that can improve the support young adults with care experience receive in prison and on release.
Publisher: Innovation Unit

October 2023
Your legal rights on remand: a guide for young adults

This guide is a starting point to explain your legal rights if you are remanded. The guide is written for remanded young adults aged 18-25.
Publisher: Howard League for Penal Reform