Young people and crime

Information and services for young people who have been involved in crime:

Epic CIC Youth Services

Epic CIC deliver a range of youth support services to children and young people up to the age of 19, and 25 for young people with a lifelong learning difficulty and/or disability. The Serious Youth Violence Project forms part of the local response to tackling issues of antisocial behaviour and serious youth violence. Young people can access the project if they have been identified as involved in, or are at high risk of involvement in crime. Epic CIC also provides support for young offenders, to reduce the risk of reoffending. To get support with these services please email

To find out more about other Epic services please see or call 020 7938 8033, email


KCCentral advice on youth safety and crime

KCCentral, the council's website for young people in the borough, has information and advice on staying safe. Visit the KCCentral website.


The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea's Youth Offending Team

The Youth Offending Team (YOT) is a multi disciplinary team with the purpose of reducing the risk of children and young people offending and reoffending.

We work with children and young people aged 10 to 17 years who committed a criminal offence for which they have received a substantive outcome (a diversion, caution or Court order) and who are resident in the borough.


The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) helpline and advice

The NSPCC can help children and young people involved in gangs. Visit the NSPCC website for further information and advice.