Prevention > Youth Inclusion Support Panel (YISP)
Youth Inclusion Support Panel (YISP) is a multi
agency planning group that seeks to prevent
offending and anti social behaviour by offering
voluntary support services to high risk 8 to 17 year
olds and their families. The main emphasis of the
panelís work is to ensure that children and their
families receive, at the earliest opportunity,
mainstream public services, together with
complimentary interventions appropriate to their
A panel of people from different organisations and agencies will meet and put together an Integrated Support Plan (ISP) based on the individual needs of each young person. The plan will be used to address the issues raised and to help the young person over a specified period of time.
The problems and issues surrounding a young person may mean that more than one service will be involved at the same time. This will be undertaken collectively rather than individually and co-ordinated by the YISP team key workers for the benefit of the young person and their family.
We are currently accepting referrals from North Kirklees (from the 3 localities of Dewsbury and Mirfield; Spen Valley and Batley, Birstall and Birkenshaw) and we will be operating Kirklees wide from 1st January 2010.
If you are an agency/professional and you would like to make a referral to the YISP, please click here to find out more about the programme and to access the online referral form.
For further information about any of the above projects and the work of the YOT Prevention Team please contact us on:
Tel: (01924) 482126
Fax: (01924) 431440
Church of the Nazarene