Government officials from Indonesia have called on the expertise of Surrey County Council. A 15-strong party from the National Institute of Public Administration visited the Focus Youth Centre in Epsom to find out how the authority transformed young people’s services. The civil servants from the Jakarta-based organisation responsible for developing public services were told how … Continue reading
Lord McNally, Chair of the Youth Justice Board, visited Surrey’s Youth Support Service to find out how carpentry is helping to steer young people away from crime. Surrey’s Youth Support Service is using a ground-breaking approach to help turn around the lives of troubled young people in the county. Read the full media release here.
An employee of Surrey County Council’s Youth Support Service has been awarded an MBE to honour her for giving young offenders a second chance. Ellie Paterson, who has been working in the service for nearly 30 years, was recognised for helping young offenders make amends for their crimes by taking part in community projects or … Continue reading