Everyone has rights and, on the whole, the rights an adult has apply to a young person.
Some rights are restricted by age, so if you are under a certain age, you won't be able to do things that adults can do. For example you may not be able to drive, buy alcohol, vote, have a credit card or take a loan.
The kinds of issues that you may have to deal with regarding your basic human rights include:
If you would like help, get in touch with us for confidential information, advice and support.
The Lancashire Youth Offending Team (YOT) will work with you if you receive a caution from the police, if you are on bail, if you go to court and then if you are sentenced either to a community penalty or to custody. If you have been involved in a crime and need advice and support please contact your nearest office:
Accrington office: 01254 389456
Burnley office: 01282 471200
Lancaster office: 01524 586630
Wyre and Fylde office: 01524 586630
Preston office: 01772 532047
South Lancs office: 01257 516051