Youth Justice Court Advice Service

The Youth Justice Court Advice Service (YJCAS) is a specialised youth focused service provided by the Department of Justice and Regulation in the:

  • Children's Court
  • Children's Koori Court
  • Magistrates' Court
  • County Court
  • Supreme Courts.

In the Magistrates'Court, the service is available to young people aged 18 - 20 years who are at risk of receiving a custodial sentence.

Legal representatives, magistrates, judges, community agencies and the accused and their family can make a referral for assistance.

See the Department of Justice and Regulation's website for more information about the Youth Justice Court Advice Service  

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