Restorative Justice Programs

About Restorative Justice

  • A trauma informed response and philosophy of work that emphasizes repairing the harm caused by wrongdoing or crime
  • Promotes healing, accountability, and making amends
  • Focuses on interpersonal relationships, human need, problem-solving, and strengthening the community
  • Encourages active participation of those impacted by a specific offense such as victims, community members, concerned parties, and offenders
  • Mend relationships and repair the harm caused to community.
  • Changes focus from blame to change; from punitive to collaboration; from fault to restoration

Benefits of Participation in Our Program

  • Youth offenders are given a chance to learn from their wrongdoing and make amends without developing a criminal record.
  • Victims of crime or wrongdoing are given an opportunity to decide their level of participation. 
  • Community members are given a voice in how offenders should be held accountable.
  • Interpersonal and community relationships are mended and enhanced and our community is strengthened.