DHS supports young people in contact with the youth justice system to make positive choices in order to reduce reoffending and reconnect with family, community, and culture.
We help them understand the programs and opportunities available to them to assist them in their journey.
Youth Justice Services
Youth Justice Services coordinates a wide range of programs and support services including the Kurlana Tapa Youth Justice Centre, psychology, speech pathology and child diversion pathways.
Metropolitan Aboriginal Youth and Family Services
MAYFS is a dedicated Aboriginal service with a focus on diverting young people away from the justice system and toward improved life outcomes.
Youth Justice Victims Register
An information service that recognises and supports victims of crimes committed by a young person between the ages of 10 and 18.
About Youth Justice
Youth Justice aims to create safer communities by providing collaborative and evidence-based services for children and young people in the justice system in order to reduce re-offending and acknowledge victims of crime.
Working in Youth Justice
Staff work in a variety of locations with children and young people who have been in contact with the South Australian youth justice system.
Contact Youth Justice
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