Brighton and Hove Youth Offending Service awarded the RSQM

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24 January 2019

The Restorative Justice Council is delighted to announce that Brighton and Hove Youth Offending Service have achieved the Restorative Service Quality Mark.

The RSQM is a rigorously assessed badge of quality that demonstrates that an organisation delivers safe, high quality, restorative services that meet the six Restorative Service Standards. Brighton and Hove Youth Offending Service joins other RSQM awardees from sectors including criminal justice, education and care in delivering high quality restorative processes.

Chris Straker, the RJC's interim chief executive, said:

"Congratulations to Brighton and Hove Youth Offending Service on their completion of the RSQM. Achieving this award demonstrates their commitment to providing the safest and most effective restorative practice for those affected by crime."

Kate Hopkins, restorative justice coordinator, Brighton and Hove Youth Offending Service, said:

"We decided to apply for the RSQM to demonstrate the quality of our restorative justice work and ensures we were providing a good service to victims. In particular, undertaking the RSQM has helped us develop how we gain feedback from service users."

You can find out more about the RSQM here.