Every Restorative process is based upon:
Thorough risk assessment to ensure all parties involved are fully supported and informed, in order to make the right decisions for them, as to how they would like to proceed.
Both victims and offenders must be willing to participate, as Restorative Justice is a voluntary process.
A free, independent and confidential service, available across Cleveland.
Accessible support for victims of crime, at any stage during the Criminal Justice process and inclusive of offence type.
Support and intervention tailored to individual need and requirements.
Choice in preferred methods of communication.