Our members

The Youth Justice Improvement Board brings together a range of people from organisations across Scotland who have a common interest in developing and improving the Youth Justice System in Scotland. 

Action for Children

Working to improve life for children in the UK, so every child and young person has a safe and happy childhood

Children’s Hearings Scotland

Children’s Hearings Scotland – national body supporting Children’s Panel members and local AST volunteers to help improve outcomes for children and young people


The Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) is Scotland’s prosecution service. They receive reports about crimes from the police and other reporting agencies and then decide what action to take, including whether to prosecute someone.

The Children’s and Young People’s Centre for Justice

The Children’s and Young People’s Centre for Justice (CYCJ) works towards ensuring that Scotland’s approach to children and young people in conflict with the law is rights-respecting, contributing to better outcomes for our children, young people and communities.


The Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (COSLA) is the national association of Scottish councils and acts as an employer’s association for its 32 member authorities.

Community Justice Scotland

Community Justice Scotland works to change the conversation about justice. We want Scotland to be the safest country in the world

Education Scotland

Education Scotland is an Executive Agency of the Scottish Government, tasked with improving the quality of the country’s education system.


Includem are a Scottish youth charity who work with children, young people and families to help transform their lives..

Police Scotland

Police Scotland is committed to keeping people safe throughout the whole country.

Scottish Government

The devolved government for Scotland has a range of responsibilities which include: health, education, justice, rural affairs, housing and the environment.


SCRA’s vision: to transform the life chances of vulnerable children and young people in Scotland, by ensuring their needs are at the centre of everything we do.

Social Work Scotland

Social Work Scotland is the professional leadership body for the social work and social care professions.

Scottish Prison Service

The Scottish Prison Service is an executive agency of the Scottish Government tasked with managing prisons and Young Offender Institutions

National Youth Justice Advisory Group

The National Youth Justice Advisory Group (NYJAG) provides policy and strategic direction to support youth justice practice in Scotland.

Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service

The Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service (SCTS) is an independent body corporate established by the Judiciary and Courts (Scotland) Act 2008.

Solace Scotland

Solace Scotland is the Scottish Branch of the Society of Local Authority Chief Executives and Senior Managers (UK).

The Youth Justice Improvement Board

 The Youth Justice Improvement Board promotes a culture of improvement in youth justice at a national level.

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