Organisations across England and Wales work restoratively or offer restorative services to the public. These include prisons, probation services, police forces, schools, youth offending teams, local authorities, housing associations and care homes.
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Organisations that hold our Restorative Service Quality Mark (RSQM) will appear first in your search results.
The RSQM is for organisations that have demonstrated that they meet the six Restorative Service Standards of the RJC. The award is external recognition of your work. It gives the public confidence in the restorative service you offer, and provides proof for commissioners and funders that you provide a quality service.
Belong specialises in enabling positive development, rehabilitation and recovery amongst those who have been victims of sexual and/or violent offences, perpetrators of sexual and/or violent offences, offenders with mental health problems and/or learning difficulties and offenders who are affiliated to or members of gangs. Our restorative justice programmes are mainly prison based, providing formal and informal restorative justice interventions in response to prisoner's previous offences and in response to violent incidents and conflicts in custody.
Brighton & Hove Adolescent Services comprises of a hub of multi-agency teams dedicated to supporting young people across the city. Restorative practices are imbedded throughout the services, nevermore so than in our Youth Offending Service and School Inclusion Support which places restorative justice/practice at the heart of its interventions. Our commitment to high quality, best restorative practices is reflected in our organisation being awarded the RSQM.
Brighton and Hove Independent Mediation Service provides community mediation and other restorative services to the people of Brighton and Hove, and the Lewes District of East Sussex. We work in partnership with the Brighton and Hove City Council, Sussex Police and local housing associations. We also offer Workplace Mediation and Training in mediation and conflict resolution skills for for local organisations, including businesses and educational establishments.
For more than 20 years we’ve been helping people resolve conflict.
We believe that mediation has the power to improve the health, well-being and resilience of all individuals in our communities. Because effects of conflict are far-reaching, tools to address this should be available to everyone.
As part of our current efforts, Calm Mediation offers Restorative Justice, Workplace Mediation, as well as Community Mediation, across the UK.
Contact: Corinne Rechais
Address: Unit 10, Berghem Mews, Blythe Road, Hammersmith, London, W14 0HN
Tel: 020 7603 4014
Enfield Youth Offending Service
Restorative Justice and Mediation Service
Email address: RJAdmin@lancashire.pnn.police.uk
Admin Phone number: 01772 412 545
Lincolnshire Secure Unit
Our qualified, experienced staff and volunteers offer restorative services for neighbourhood disputes, ASB, Community Safety, workplace, schools, police related cases. Working across Hampshire and beyond as an independent charity, we provide a Mediation Assessment Service to more than ten housing providers, including Southampton City Council since 2005. With offices in Southampton & Basingstoke, we deliver large case volumes within timeframes. We offer workplace mediation and are qualified to deliver Sensitive and Complex Cases. NFS also offer OCN Mediation training and short courses in Enhanced Communication Skills, Managing difficult conversations, and Dealing with challenging people.
Nottingham City Youth Justice Service (YJS) provides restorative justice services to children in the Criminal Justice System and in the community, and to those harmed by children who come under YJS supervision.
This service is delivered by Catch22 and Restorative Solutions.
Oxfordshire Youth Justice Service (YJS) supervises young people aged 10 to 18 who commit offences in Oxfordshire. A restorative justice service is offered to anyone harmed by the young people who come under YJS supervision.
Portsmouth Mediation Service was founded some twenty years ago, its big vision today is to operate as a centre of excellence and Influence in seeing Portsmouth established as a Restorative City. A skilled and experienced blend of highly motivated staff and volunteers are a on an exciting new journey. Through the work of assessment, mediation and restorative practice, this impartial and independent Service is working closely with the city housing officers, police, schools, university and other envisioned people and organisations to help resolve community disputes and conflict and to contribute towards the peace and prosperity of Portsmouth.
Restorative Justice can help provide a means of closure. It can help victims of crime or anti social behaviour to have a voice and to feel heard and for offenders to understand the impact of their actions and change their behaviour.
With Restorative Justice we provide an alternative way of dealing with an offence or incident, which focuses on the needs of the individuals involved. Clients who access this service can also involve a friend, family member of professional to support them. Our Restorative Justice facilitators support and guide clients throughout the process. They help people to feel safe, at ease and fully prepared.
Restorative Thinking is a Social Enterprise providing training, coaching,
consultation and supervision in the fields of restorative and relational practice. We also offer evidence-based restorative practice prevention and intervention programmes, including 'Parenting without Conflict' (awarded the DfE CANparent Quality Mark) and our School KS1&2 Curriculum Programme, awarded the Teach Primary PSHE Award.
In 2018 Restorative Thinking was awarded the i-Network Innovation Award for 'Transforming and Innovating Public Services' for our work with Liverpool City Council.
We work with Local Authorities (Children’s and Adult Services); Youth Justice Services; Criminal Justice Services (Prisons, Probation Services) and Police and Crime Commissioners.
We are a restorative organisation, proud recipients of the RSQM and TPQM, and aim to model restorative practice in all our dealings.
We offer a full range of training/consultation options. Examples of recent projects include:
1) Whole school implementation of restorative practice with 21 primary, secondary and special schools in Liverpool, with the Families' Strategic Group at Liverpool City Council.
2) Restorative Practice partner with Wakefield Council, training staff and working with teams to implement restorative practice across Children's Services.
3) HMPPS funded project to test restorative practice as a means of fostering inclusive residential environments at Approved Premises in the Midlands and North East Divisions.
4) Restorative practice in prison settings, to prevent and manage day to day conflict (staff/staff and staff/prisoners).
Salford Youth Offending service, offer restorative interventions to young people and people who are harmed by their behaviour. They also offer training and support to services wanting to develop restorative practice in this area of work.
Make Amends delivers a choice of restorative opportunities that seek to heal the harm caused by crime, conflict, anti-social behaviour and the harmful actions of others across Devon and Cornwall. The Make Amends team have experience of delivering RJ with both adults and young people, which includes sensitive and complex cases and work in partnership with all statutory criminal justice agencies, as well as the voluntary and community sector. Make Amends prides itself on delivering a safe, confidential and principled service.
Service Manager: Soo Brizell
Address: Make Amends - Shekinah, 228 Union Street, Torquay, Devon, TQ25QS
Tel: 01803 222033
Southampton Youth Offending Service has a statutory duty to work with all children subject to Court and Out of Court Disposals and all harmed people affected by children who offend
Two RJ and Victim Officers and their manager contact all victims of youth crime in the borough offering support, signposting and the opportunity to engage in a restorative process. Team members work individually with offenders when victims engage with the service, but also offer groupwork programmes for YOS service users. The team has the capacity to engage in sensitive and complex restorative work. RJVOs champion restorative practice across the YOS and children's services and lead in the delivery of Referral Order panels. Team members also have mediation experience.
Restorative Justice (RJ) is an approach which is respectful of the needs, rights and interests of young people, victims and communities. Staffordshire Youth Offending Service (SYOS) is committed to promoting the principles of Restorative Justice and shares the commitment with the Youth Justice Board (YJB) We ensure that RJ principles are promoted amongst all SYOS staff, we will ensure staff work in a consistent manner when engaging with children, their parent/carers and victims in order to improve community safety and the life-chances of these children. We will also assist staff in promoting public confidence in the criminal justice system through implementing Restorative processes
Restorative Justice interventions to victims of youth crime and anti-social behaviour