Ministry of Social Development's New Break-Away & Fresh Start Youth Initatives» 27/08/2009, Posted by Site Admin
26 August 2009
The Government will provide financial assistance providing targeted help for young people at risk of poor outcomes, including serious young offenders.
Prime Minister John Key today announced details around the $84.544m Fresh Start and Break-Away programmes - providing targeted help for young people at risk of poor outcomes, including serious young offenders.
The programmes comprise of:
the Government's Fresh Start for Young Offenders reforms, which will increase and improve the options for: holding serious and persistent youth offenders accountable, addressing the causes of offending, and preventing reoffending.
new Break-Away initiatives that will increase and improve the range of school holiday and youth development opportunities for young people whose families may not be able to provide them. For more information please go to: