The close working relationship between the Youth Justice Service and the West Yorkshire Liaison and Diversion Service in Bradford, allows information about vulnerable young people to be shared in a timely manner. Allowing the right service to support young people and their families.

West Yorkshire Liaison and Diversion second staff through Bradford Youth Justice Service. One of these roles is funded via the Violence Reduction Unit to work specifically with young people who are ‘no further actioned’ or ‘released under investigation’ for offences. This allows support to be offered to young people at the earliest point possible when they come to the attention of the Police.