Why Do It?
Studies show restorative justice conferencing, which can only
work if both parties agree to it, not only improves victim care and
satisfaction, but reduces levels of post-traumatic stress and
Gaining an insight into why someone committed an offence against
you can make you feel very different about it. This film
may help you to further understand how it works.
If restorative justice conferencing is applicable it will
be highlighted by the officer investigating your case who
will provide you with the appropriate leaflet from our
CARE suite of
Youth offending services (YOS) in Bedford Borough, Central
Bedfordshire and Luton lead Restorative Justice Conferences in all
cases where the offender is a juvenile.
However, thanks to funding from the Ministry of Justice and the
Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner we can now offer it to
anyone – young or old – who had had an offence committed against
them by an adult.
The OPCC has appointed not-for-profit national experts
Restorative Solutions CIC to deliver Restorative