Restorative Justice

The Restorative Justice Program follows the RCMP Community Justice Forums model. The forums include victims and their supporters, offenders and their supporters, community members, and a trained facilitator. The forum is a powerful learning experience for all participants; it fosters accountability for the accused and healing for the victim(s).

 

Restorative Justice Program Outline


The Restorative Justice process allows for victims and the community to voice the effects of crime while accused persons have the opportunity to repair the harm caused by their criminal behaviour. Bot...

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Admission Criteria


Referrals are accepted from:  RCMP Crown Counsel ICBC School District 68 List of offences John Howard Society works with:  Theft Under $5000 Theft Over $5000 Misch...

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What is Restorative Justice?


Restorative Justice holds the accused accountable for their actions enabling them to confront their behaviour. It views crime as a violation of people and relationships rather than as an offence again...

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Youth Mentoring Program


Expectations of volunteers: Engage in weekly contact with the youth via text, phone, Skype, Facebook, or outings to keep communication flowing Be available for outings in the community (E.g. g...

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Helpful Links and Forms


Writing Apology Letters Helpful Hints For Writing An Apology Letter  Formal Apology Letter Checklist for Apology Letters Other Restorative Justice Forms Community Work Record...

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