child, youth and community tribunal

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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 extends it Board with three new appointments

The Convenor and Tribunal Board, part of the Children’s Tribunal System, has appointed three new members to its Board. Juliet Bousfield, Charlie Cox and Alison Rimington have all joined the Board which has oversight of the delivery of the strategic objectives for the Children’s Tribunal System. The Board is an independent body that provides the Children’s Convenor and President of the Child, Youth and Community Tribunal (the CYCT) with advice, guidance and support as and when required, to help them carry out their statutory functions, as well as securing the resources required.

Secondment to Guernsey

Following the successful secondment of a Children’s Reporter from the Scottish Children’s Reporter Administration last year, we have continued to develop our strong links with Scotland and will be offering another secondment opportunity this summer. Liz Ann Miller took up the role last year, bringing her knowledge and skills to the Bailiwick to support the team. She reflects on her experiences of the island ahead of this year’s appointment.

The Children’s Tribunal System seeks new Board Members

The Convenor and Tribunal Board is looking to recruit several Board Members to fill vacancies that will arise during 2024. The Convenor and Tribunal Board is the independent body that supports the Office of the Children’s Convenor and the Child Youth and Community Tribunal (CYCT). It consists of up to eight members, one of whom holds the position of Chair.

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.