child, youth and community tribunal

It doesn’t matter if you are a builder or a teacher, in your twenties or retired, you can make a difference to a child’s life

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what to do if you are worried about a child or young person

If there is an emergency or a child is at immediate risk you should phone the police.

Anyone can refer a child to the Children’s Convenor. In practice most referrals come from the police, the Committee (CHSC) and the School Attendance Service (SAS).

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The Children’s Tribunal System - a unique system that has children and community at its heart

In every society, large or small, there are laws, cultures, and traditions that guide the care and protection of children and young people. Protecting children always start with the family, but the wider community also has a role to play - after all “it takes a village to raise a child”.

Merry Christmas from The Children's Tribunal System

With the festive period nearly upon us, it is important to reflect on the year and all that has been achieved. The Children’s Tribunal System would like to thank everyone for their ongoing support of our service and to let…

Children Law Review

Following the States meeting on 23 and 24 November 2022, all parts of The Children’s Tribunal System are pleased to see that the Children Law Review Policy Letter has been passed.

our vision

Our vision is for a CYCT system that improves the outcomes and experiences for children and young people who may be at risk to ensure that they are safe, protected and offered positive futures.