Welcome to the web site of the National Association for Youth Justice (NAYJ). The NAYJ is a registered charity working to promote the rights of and justice for children and young people in trouble with the law. For more information about NAYJ please contact us by email:info@thenayj.org.uk or by phone:07957 575480

Hosted by De Montfort University, Leicester

NAYJ training seminar

“Transforming youth justice?”

June 24th 2014

For an non-student application form click here and for a student application form click here, a workshop application form please download by clicking here or for more details email info@thenayj.org.uk


Dates for your diary:

NAYJ Seminar and AGM, 15th April 1pm to 5pm in Central London. Speakers are Professor Sue Bailey (Royal College of Psychiatrists), John Drew (Prison Reform Trust) and Naomi Redhouse (District Judge). For a draft programme click here, for an application form click here, for any further details email info@thenayj.org.uk


If you are a practitioner, academic or policy maker or if you support the NAYJ aims, why not consider becoming a member? Membership benefits – from as little as £18 per annum – include:

  • The weekly SCYJ youth justice e mail, keeping you up to date with policy, practice and legislation news and information
  • Access to Youth Justice; an international journal
  • Discounted places at NAYJ seminars and events
  • Advance copies of NAYJ briefing and campaign papers

For further information and a downloadable application form please go to the membership page.

New papers

Publications section ‘NAYJ Response to Judicial Review’ Click here to read

Transforming Legal Aid: NAYJ and SCYJ Response Click here to read

See all campaigns and publications click here

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