Arrowsmith Community Justice Society
"Our Vision is a Community in Harmony"
established: 1999
Contact Information:
Telephone:      250-954-2968

Address:         727 West Island Highway
                         Parksville, BC, V9P 1B9

Email:              coordinator@; director@; information@acjs.ca
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF RESTORATIVE JUSTICE?

Victim Benefits:
A safe place to tell the offender how the incident has affected you.
An opportunity to understand the offender's behaviour.
An opportunity to participate in the resolution of the offence.
An increased possiblity of receiving restitution.
An opportunity to experience a sense of closure regarding the offence.
Offender Benefits:
Community Benefits:
An opportunity to become aware of the harm suffered by the victim.
An opportunity to participate in the resolution of the offence.
An opportunity to acknowledge responsibility for the harm caused and take action to resolve and repair it.
An opportunity to avoid a criminal record.
A speedy way of resolving conflicts.
A cost effective alternative process.
Increased potential of offender not to re-offend.
Creating a healthier and safer community.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
Youth & adults who could be charged with minor offences under the criminal code
Those that acknowledge the essential facts of the offence and are willing to accept responsibility for the harm done.
Those willing to participate in a face-to-face community conference and will comply with the signed conference agreement.