Young Peoples Homelessness Prevention Service

Young Peoples Homelessness Prevention Service - resolving problems between young people and families

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Restorative Messenger Newsletter

Avon and Somerset Police RJ Coordinators Newsletter Last month marked International RJ week (20/11-27/11) and we hope you kept an eye on our activities! Our main aim was to raise awareness of RJ with the general public. This is because nationally not enough people have heard of RJ and this acts as a large barrier […]

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Road Sharing A Restorative Approach

‘Road Sharing – A Restorative Approach’ was an innovative project funded by the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner through Bristol City Council Crime Reduction Team, linked to Bristol’s status as European Green Capital for 2015. It was undertaken by Bristol Mediation.

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Newly Released Ipsos MORI Polling on Restorative Justice

Newly released Ipsos MORI polling, commissioned by the Restorative Justice Council, confirms that 80% of the public believe that victims of crime should have the right to meet their offender. Among people who had been a victim of crime, this figure rose to 85%. Restorative justice gives victims the chance to meet or communicate with ...

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Does RJ Work? My Nephew’s Experience

Today, I met one of the three boys who assaulted me on the bus last year. It was in a safe space with a liaison from Westminster youth offending team. When I asked people for advice, nearly everyone said not to go. Not to meet him, because what would I get out of it? And […]

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Congratulations Bristol RJ service delivered by Neighbourhood Justice Team

The RJC is pleased to announce that Avon and Somerset Restorative Partnership – Bristol RJ service delivered by Neighbourhood Justice Team have achieved the Restorative Service Quality Mark (RSQM). The award demonstrates that services are delivering good quality, safe and sustainable restorative services that meet the ...

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A new Restorative Justice pilot for sexual abuse has recently been launched by The Green House in collaboration with the North Bristol NHS Trust Be Safe Service and the Bristol City Council Youth Offending Team, funded by the Police & Crime Commissioner.  The aim of the R e s t Δ r e project is […]

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Restorative Justice Development in Avon & Somerset

Helen Rosenthal Restorative Justice Development Manager, Avon and Somerset We are shaping the future of restorative justice provision in Avon and Somerset. Police and Crime Commissioners have been given funding from the Ministry of Justice to build capacity and fund restorative justice services. In 2015 we are going to work with ...

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Another Successful Year for the Neighbourhood Justice Team

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ASC Neighbourhood Justice Team (NJT) in Bristol has been shortlisted for the Howard League for Penal Reform Community Programme Award for a second year.

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