Prior to any conference the facilitators will first meet with the offender and their support people to provide information and assess whether a conference is appropriate.
They will then meet with the victim and their support people to provide information and assess whether a conference is appropriate.
Offender pleads guilty
Judge identifies case as suitable for Restorative Justice
Court Officer advises Restorative Justice Coordinator
Coordinator refers case to Facilitators
Victim Advisor contacts Victim
Facilitators contact offender and victim to
arrange pre-conference meetings
Facilitators decide whether a restorative
justice conference would be appropriate
Both offender and victim agree to attend
A conference is held in a safe and suitable
A Court report is completed before the
Judge sentences the offender