Restorative Justice offers victims an opportunity to be heard, to ask questions of the offender and to have their say in the resolution of the harm caused. It has proven to achieve a sense of healing for the victim and reducing re-offending rates.
New Leaf offers a programme of support to ex-offenders who plan to resettle in Oxfordshire, Berkshire or Buckinghamshire including Milton Keynes. It focuses on achieving goals in 7 key areas, which are evidenced to significantly reduce the re-offending rate.
When someone convicted of a crime, their family can be affected emotionally, financially and practically. Their partner, children, parents and close friends can find themselves facing difficulties, as well as trying to understand the complexities of the legal system.