Questions for consideration
- do you live in a high crime concern area?
- does your child have difficulty making friends?
- has your child been in trouble with the police?
- has your child been a victim of crime?
- are you aware of youth projects in your area?
- are you concerned with child health issues?
The Youth Inclusion Support Programme (YISP) aims to reduce the number of children who are involved or at risks of becoming involved in anti-social and offending behaviour by ensuring that they and their families receive assistance at the earliest opportunity.
Statutory and voluntary partners can refer children and parents who ask for support on to services and activities that may be able to help. The YISP lead recognises that numerous events in a child’s life have varying consequences such as exclusion from school, homelessness, discrimination, domestic violence or being alienated.
Children aged between 8-18 years olds who along with their parent/guardian consent to the referral. The YISP is preventative, focusing on those perceived to have the greatest assessed need. If a child is referred and not accepted, alternative suggestions/organisations will be offered.
- anger / conflict management work
- parenting support
- personal development work
- cultural awareness
- after school clubs
- health advice
- sports activities.
Young people identified as being at risk of involvement in anti-social behaviour and crime.
Statutory/voluntary partners make initial contact with the YISP to commence process.
Obtain YISP referral form, complete and return to YOT with parental consent.
The referral verified and prioritised. If the referral is not accepted and referrer is made aware of alternative service providers.
The submission is evaluated and if accepted an Integrated Support Plan is developed. The worker will determine which organisation will provide services.
YISP worker to work with the child and family for period up to three months to support them to reduce the risk of anti-social behaviour and offending.
If you have any complaints about the service you receive, please take this up in the first instance with your YOT officer. If you remain dissatisfied please write to:
Slough Youth Offending Team
25 Windsor Road
See address above
Phone: 01753 522 702
Slough YOT aims to provide a service that is fair to everyone. We will not accept racist, sexist, other offensive remarks or behaviour from staff members or young people.
We also want a healthy work place, so smoking is not allowed in our offices. We will not see people if they are under the influence of alcohol or drugs.