Issue details

Turnaround Grant – Ministry of Justice

To gain approval to accept Grant funding which is to be awarded to NYCC YJS by Ministry of Justice to enable the delivery of a Turnaround Programme. The turnaround programme is a voluntary youth early intervention programme led by the Authority. The Programme is a three-year programme which aims to improve outcomes and prevent offending for children who are on the cusp of the youth justice system and who do not meet the threshold for statutory support.
The overall aims of the Programme are to: • Achieve positive outcomes for children with the aim of preventing them going on to offend; • Build on work already done to ensure all children on the cusp of the youth justice system are consistently offered a needs assessment and the opportunity for support; • Improve the socio-emotional, mental health and wellbeing of children; and • Improve the integration and partnership working between YOT and other statutory services to support children.
The annual breakdown of the Grant amount year 1 2022-2023 Mobilisation Payment: £10,796.00 Delivery Payment: £71,177.90 Y2 2023-2024 Delivery Payment: £226,229.14 Y3 2024-2025 Delivery Payment: £226,105.03 Total £534,308.07 The first payment will be paid by the 5 December 2022 and will cover Financial Year 1 (December 2022-March 2023). The first payment will include costs for mobilisation, which will need to be spent by the end of this financial year; subsequent payments will be made on a six-monthly basis.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affect on communities;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 03/11/2022

This decision will be taken under urgency procedures.

Reason for urgency:
There is a requirement to confirm acceptance of the grant by 14th November 2022

Decision due: 8 Nov 2022 by Executive Member for Children & Families

Lead member: Executive Member for Children & Families

Lead director: Corporate Director Children and Young People's Services

Contact: Barbara Merrygold, Head of Early Help, Children and Families Service Email: Email: