Polmont YOIis the main institution in Scotland for the detention of young males aged 16 to 21 (YOs).
It has the capacity to hold up to 650. Social Workers within the unit provide a duty service for all young offenders (YOs) and a throughcare service for all YOs who will be subject to a statutory licence on release.
Social Workers are also involved in the delivery of group work programmes such as the Sex Offender Treatment Programme and addictions programmes.
They also provide a social work perspective to many groups and meetings which take place within the institution.
For more information on any of the services detailed in this section, please contact Falkirk Council Criminal Justice Team on 01324 506464.