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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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.

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Annual Report 2017

The Convenor & Tribunal Board has today published the Annual Report of the President of the CYCT and the Children’s Convenor. The report includes a foreword by the Chair of the Board, a summary of the highlights, developments and activities throughout 2017 and statistical information on the referral of children to the Convenor and CYCT.

Kilbrandon lecture

Last month, Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister of Scotland gave the 15th Kilbrandon Lecture at the University of Strathclyde. The Kilbrandon Lecture is given each year to mark the legacy and impact of the report of the Committee headed by Lord Kilbrandon which led to the establishment of the Children’s Hearing System in Scotland in 1971.

Being Part of the CYCT

By joining the Child Youth and Community Tribunal you can play a part in helping children and young people whilst gaining new skills and understanding. "Being a part of the CYCT is rewarding as it is important to the community... It’s good to know that we have the means and the knowledge to make decisions in the best interests ...