Save the Children

Supporting Young People on Bail

Supporting Young People on Bail is a voluntary program that works with young people 12–18 years who are on bail awaiting sentencing. A Bail Support Plan is developed outlining the young person’s recreational, educational and vocational/employment goals. Youth Workers provide support to young people to achieve their goals during their bail period and beyond.


What the service can help with

Education, including provision of education and programs addressing exclusion
Employment, transition, mentoring, training
Reducing offending behaviours
Social and emotional development
Trauma
Violent behaviour

How the service is delivered

Coordination of Services
Information, Advice and Education
Support Services

Services are available for

Accompanied Children
Parents and Carers

Age eligibility for children

10 - 18

To access the service, clients


Must be on bail from youth court

Cost of service

Free

Is a referral required?

Referrals to program are made by Tas Police, the Department of Education and Magistrates at various Youth Courts.

How do clients access the service?

Home visits can be provided

Regions covered

South
North
North West



Focus Domains

 

 

 

 

 

Being loved and safe

Having material basics

Being healthy

Learning

Participating