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.
Number of Youths Placed on Guidance Programme, by Year and Gender
Number of Youths Placed on Guidance Programme, by Year and Age at the Point of Referral
Source: Ministry of Social and Family Development
Data accurate as at February 2022