National Evaluation of the Youth Justice Boards Mentoring Projects: Summary
23 September 2009
Author: Tarling et al (2004)
The YJB funds and supportsprojects to prevent and reduce youth crime. Between 1999 and 2002 it financed a number of intervention projects, one of which was the mentoring initiative. The Board funded 43 mentoring projects run by Youth Offending Teams, in some cases in partnership with voluntary sector organisations, with 39 of these included in this evaluation.