Your Rights

The information will help encourage you and lead you in the right direction to the correct legal aid that you need and may require.

On this page you will find useful information on websites that you can go to that will help you identify your rights.

 Community Safety Branches role is to develop and promote initiatives within the Police Service designed to make Northern Ireland a safer place to live. Activities focus on reducing crime, the fear of crime and tackling anti-social behaviour. This is achieved by working in partnership, with meaningful community involvement. This includes the delivery of Citizenship and Safety Education [CASE] and Drugs education programmes in local schools and in partnership with local community groups and Youth Groups. Hate crimes such as Racist, Sectarian or Homophobic attacks are monitored by the minority liaison officer who offers practical support and advice to victims. Examples of community safety initiatives include Hate crime leaflet and poster Facilitation of Young People By Community Safety staff in partnership with Ulidia Integrated College to design a Hate Crime Leaflet designed by young people for young people. Summer Citizenship project Citizenship Programme with Young People from Sunnylands, Woodburn and Windmill, delivered in partnership with Mediation Resource Centre, LARNE and the Shankill Shankill Project, County Dublin, Republic Of Ireland Work experience programme This programme is designed for Year 12+ School Pupils with an interest in Policing as a career. It runs twice a year over a three-day period, normally at the end of June and beginning of September. Places are limited to 8 students at a time and applications should be made through School careers advisors only.
 Children’s Law Centre Telephone Advice Line 080 8808 5678 Philip House, 123 – 137 York Street Email Web: This link below will give you an answer to a lot of questions teenagers have everyday regarding the law and at what age you are allowed to do things legally.


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