Who we assist
Youth on Track targets 10 – 17 year old offenders who have a high likelihood of re-offending. These young people have received one or more cautions, conferences or charges and are likely to also have other risk factors. The target group has not yet received a supervised order with Juvenile Justice however, based on an actuarial tool developed by the Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research (BOCSAR), has a greater chance of reoffending.
Young person to have at least one formal contacts with Police, including cautions, charges, or Youth Justice Conferences.
A young person will not be eligible if they are under a supervision order with Juvenile Justice at the time of referral.
A young person may be referred by:
Automatic referral by YoT Screening Officer via Computerised Operational Policing System (COPS) when a young person's GRAM score is >0.6.
Discretionary referral by Youth Liaison Officer (YLO) when a young person is known to have at least one formal contact with NSW Police.
Discretionary referral by DEC Principal (or delegate) when a young person is known to have at least one formal contact with NSW Police.