Children's Hearings Scotland aims to improve the lives and opportunities of Scotland's most vulnerable children and young people, through the recruitment, selection, training, retention and support of Scotland's 2,500 volunteer Children's Panel members.
Information for victims and witnesses about the police investigation, the prosecution process, the Scottish Children's Reporter Administration and how to ask for information.
Legal tribunals that help young people with problems, such as they're not looked after properly or are in trouble with the police or their school.
Information for employers of Children’s Panel volunteers, includes time off they might need from work.
How to complain if you aren't happy with the service being provided by Children's Hearings Scotland (CHS) or its partners.
What happens if a child or young person gets in trouble with the police – includes the age of criminal responsibility and Children's Hearings.
Children's Panel members make decisions about how to help vulnerable children and young people.
What happens when a Children's Hearing is sent to court – includes people in the courtroom, witnesses and what the sheriff can decide.