The Guidance Programme is a pre-Court diversionary programme for youths who commit minor offences. This programme aims to help the youths develop better self-control, take responsibility for their actions and acquire lifeskills, with the active involvement of parents. Upon successful completion of the programme, the youths will not be charged and will receive a police caution.
Proportion of Youth that Completed Guidance Programme (%) in the Specified Year
3-year Recidivism Rates (%) of Youth Aged Below 21 Years at the Point of Admission to the Guidance Programme and Who Completed the Guidance Programme in the Specified Year
*Recidivism Rate calculated based on a 3-year time frame.
Source: Ministry of Social and Family Development
Data accurate as at June 2021