Restorative Justice Resources
European Forum Restorative Justice: The Forum pursues the following objectives: Promote international exchange of information and mutual help; Promote the development of effective restorative justice policies, services and legislation; Explore and develop the theoretical basis of restorative justice; stimulate research; Assist the development of principles, ethics, training and good practice.
International Community Corrections Associations: ICCA is a private, non-profit organization representing a continuum of community corrections programs. They provide information, training, and other services designed to enhance the quality of services and supervision for offenders and to promote effective management practices. We're committed to promoting and enhancing community corrections as a vital component of the criminal justice system.
Juris International - Arbitration and Dispute Resolution Centres: This database allows you to search by country for dispute resolution services.
Centre for Restorative Justice: A research center on this issue, their site includes many online documents and links to related programs and information.
Centre de Services en Justice Reparatrice / Centre for Services in Restorative Justice: Is a non profit organization relying on the work of professionals and volunteers in the field of counseling. This team attempts to promote alternative forms of justice in society which revolve around the restoration and the healing of the consequences of a criminal act, instead of only on punishment.
Centre for Restorative Justice: Based at Simon Fraser University, this site presents extensive information and resources of use to both students and professionals.
Corrections Canada Restorative Justice Portal: Information and online documents about CC's RJ program.
Dispute Resolution Services -- Dept. of Justice Canada: Dispute Resolution Services of the Department of Justice was established to respond to the growing interest in and demand for alternate forms of dispute resolution. The DR field is rapidly evolving in Canada. Currently, there are no uniform standards of practice or qualifications for non-litigation DR practitioners.
Restorative Justice in Canada - A Consultation Paper: An extensive paper which presents the basics and principles of restorative justice, then presents specific questions on particular issues.
University of Toronto's Criminology Information Service Restorative Justice Database: Created and maintained by the Centre of Criminology Library, this database includes citations to academic and practitioner literature from 1970 to the present. It is updated and maintained on a regular basis and presently includes more than 1,400 records.
Restorative Justice Trust: A regional RJ organization. Online documents by organization members are available.
Restorative Justice Centre: The Restorative Justice Centre is a non profit organization located in Tshwane / Pretoria. Their aim is to facilitate healing for individuals and communities who have been affected by crime. Direct services include: support to victims of crime, their families and communities as well asl support to offenders, families and communities. They also offer indirect services to groups - court officials, correctional service personnel, educators, the police, community forums and other organizations.
Restorative Justice Consortium: With many links to national resources and information, the Consortium's aims are: To promote the use of restorative justice in schools, the community, prisons, the criminal justice system, the workplace and any other situation where conflict arises; To disseminate information about, and act as a resource for, restorative justice; To develop and promote agreed standards and principles for evaluating and guiding restorative practice; To encourage, and to undertake, research on restorative justice.
Youth Justice Board and Restorative Justice: Background information, article and document listings, news and events calendars and much more, commissioned by by the Youth Justice Board for England.
The Forgiveness Project: Is a UK-based charitable organisation which explores forgiveness, reconciliation and conflict resolution through real-life human experience. Many of those whose voices are celebrated in our exhibition and on this website, also share their stories in person. We work in prisons, schools, faith communities, and with any group who want to explore the nature of forgiveness whether in the wider political context or within their own lives
Center for Restorative Justice and Peacemaking: At the University of Minnesota. The Center for Restorative Justice was established to provide technical assistance, training, and research for those in the state of Minnesota, nationally, and internationally in support of restorative justice practice and principles.
Restorative Justice Online: The home page of one of the largest and most respected restorative justice organization. Background, general information, legislation, program and initiative information are all available.
Restorative Justice Online Notebook: This is an on-line resource designed to promote the understanding of restorative justice. The material presented on this site is the product of five regional symposia held on restorative justice between June 1997 and January 1998.
Restorative Justice Project: A project of Fresno Pacific University's Center for Peacemaking and Conflict Studies, this interesting site offers complete information on the development of Restorative Justice in the US and around the world, including conference information, online papers and articles, bibliographies, legal and legislative updates and much more.
RESTTA National Directory of Restitution and Community Service Programs: This edition of the Directory includes descriptions and analysis of more than 500 individual programs updated through 1996.
Victim Offender Mediation Association: VOMA's purpose is to promote and enhance restorative justice dialogue, principles, and practices. The site of this 18-year old organization contains information on their services and publications, links to restorative justice resources around the world and more
Victim Offender Reconciliation Project: This site, based in California, USA, promotes the concepts of victim-offender reconciliation. You'll find online documents, directories of Victim-Offender programs in a number of states, background and training information for cities looking to start a similar program in their area. An extensive explanation of the history and concepts of the victim offender reconciliation process is also given.