T2A Pathway: Call for expressions of interest

08/07/2013: Please note that this expressions of interest call for potential Transition to Adulthood Alliance Pathway projects has now closed.   The Barrow Cadbury Trust, which convenes the Transition to Adulthood (T2A) programme, is seeking expressions of interest from voluntary sector organisations for grant funding towards the delivery of services aimed at supporting young adults at […]

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Extending restorative justice among young adults

A new report by the Restorative Justice Council, launched today, recommends that all victims of crime should be offered restorative justice, regardless of the age of the offender. Currently, restorative justice is less available to the victims of crimes committed by young adults (aged 18-25) than victims of crimes committed by young people aged 17, […]

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FILM: T2A Chair Joyce Moseley OBE speaks on youth transitions

Transition to Adulthood Alliance Chair Joyce Moseley OBE spoke at a Youth Justice Board (YJB) and National Offender Management Service (NOMS) event marking the launch of new protocols for youth to adult transition processes in the community.   Speaking at the event, Joyce noted the fact that while young adults are disproportionately represented in the […]

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T2A Chair welcomes Select Committee findings on youth justice

Responding to the House of Commons Justice Committee’s report on Youth Justice, Joyce Moseley OBE, Chair of the Transition to Adulthood Alliance, commented: “The Justice Committee’s findings further underline the importance of a commissioning strategy which reflects the very distinct needs of young adults in the criminal justice process.   “It’s particularly encouraging that the […]

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Home Affairs Committee response to ASB Bill

The Home Affairs Select Committee has today published its Report on the draft Anti-social Behaviour Bill. The Committee welcomed a departure from automatic criminlisation for breach of Injunction, and emphasised that officers must have discretion to choose appropriate Community Remedies. The Committee also calls for a stronger “community trigger” to ensure that authorities respond adequately […]

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Peter Luff MP meets young adults at T2A pilot project

  Mid Worcestershire MP Peter Luff has paid a visit to the Transition to Adulthood’s West Mercia pilot project, delivered by youth charity YSS.   Peter Luff was hosted by Lorraine Preece Director of Operations and Business Development YSS, alongside Manjinder Purewal, West Mercia Probation Trust Worcestershire Assistant Chief Officer and Phil Kendrick, YOS Performance […]

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CPS confirm maturity to be factor in culpability

The Transition to Adulthood Alliance has welcomed the publication by the Director of Public Prosecutions, Keir Starmer QC, of a new definitive Code of Conduct for the Crown Prosecution Service, which for the first time includes the concept of maturity in guidance on assessing culpability.   Sitting alongside the recent inclusion of maturity in the […]

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Worcester MP visits T2A pilot

Robin Walker MP, Worcester’s Conservative Member of Parliament, has made a visit to the West Mercia Transition to Adulthood pilot project.   The project, delivered by the charity YSS, partners young adults who have come into contact with the criminal justice process with voluntary caseworkers who can help them to avoid reoffending and support them […]

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