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Department for Communities and Social Inclusion

Youth Justice Partners

Youth Justice works with a range of government and non-government not for profit organisations to support children and young people in the justice space.

Training Centre Visitor

The Guardian for Children and Young people has been appointed as the Training  Centre Visitor under the Youth Justice Administration Act 2016 (YJAA).  This role formalises the importance of a monitoring and advocacy role within the Centre.  

The Training Centre Visitor functions, as per YJAA, consist of:

  • Conducting visits and inspections of training centres
  • Promote the best interests of the residents of the training centre
  • Act as an advocate for residents of the training centre to promote resolution of issues relating to care, treatment or control
  • Inquire into or provide advice to the Minister regarding systemic improvements to care, treatment and control of residents and the management of the training centre

A resident of a training centre , a guardian, relative or carer of a resident of a training centre may make a request to contact the Training Centre Visitor at any time

Partners List

Youth Justice works collaboratively with a range of stakeholders to provide individual, group and programmatic responses to Youth Justice clients  including:

  • Department for Child Protection (DCP)
  • Child and Adolescent and Mental Health Service (CAMHS)
  • SA Dental Service,
  • Drug and Alcohol Services South Australia (DASSA)
  • Metropolitan Youth Health,
  • Department for Education and Child Development (DECD) provide onsite and in classroom education programs as well as external education and training opportunities at the AYTC.
  • TAFE SA
  • Red Cross
  • Helping Young People Achieve (HYPA)
  • Metropolitan Aboriginal Youth and Family Services (MAYFS)
  • Re-Engage Youth Services
  • Multicultural Youth South Australia (MYSA)
  • Yarrow Place
  • Flexible Learning Options (FLO DECD)
  • Aboriginal Family Support Services (AFSS)
  • Nunkuwarrin Yunti
  • Aboriginal Legal Rights Movement Inc. (ALRM)
  • Youth Justice Aboriginal Advisory Committee (YJAAC)
  • Street link
  • Junction Australia
  • Service to Youth Council (SYC)
  • Housing SA
  • Centacare

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28 Oct 2016
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