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Introducing YOUR Restorative Cleveland

Our Restorative Cleveland service offers victims the opportunity to have their voice heard following the impact of crime, to make their own choices in communicating their experience and to seek answers to any questions they have, in order to help them move forward.

COVID - 19 Update

Support is here and will remain: #thisisYOURrestorativecleveland

We are living in undeniably challenging times and guidelines outline how we can best stay safe and well.

During this period, Restorative Cleveland remain here to offer you a Restorative Justice service. We want to continue to support those affected by crime and obviously, to do this in the safest way possible. Please do continue to send referrals, we will be delighted to receive them. Whilst we are currently unable to offer face to face contact, we can continue to progress referrals received, offer a range of indirect methods of communication and support to those engaged with our service.

Please take care and stay safe,

Becky Childs

Restorative Cleveland Service Manager

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Our Restorative Cleveland service is free, independent and confidential. Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner for Cleveland.

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Understanding Restorative Justice (RJ)

Communication can take place within a facilitated meeting, a recorded message, through questions posed via a Restorative Justice Practitioner or through letter writing.

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The Victims Code of Practice (VCOP)

The Code of Practice for Victims of Crime (VCoP), published in 2015, outlines the entitlement for all victims to receive information from the Police on RJ. The Ministry of Justice RJ Action Plan advocates that all victims should have equal access to RJ, at all stages of the Criminal Justice System; irrespective of their location, the age of the offender or offence committed against them.

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Restorative Cleveland

Ann Marie Speaks Out

Ann-Marie Pearson was the victim of hate crime. A restorative process allowed her to speak out about the experience and tell people that she deserves to be respected like anybody else.

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