Restorative Justice

Restorative Justice

Restorative Justice is a philosophy that views crime as a violation of relationships and recognizes that crime hurts individuals and communities. It creates opportunities for accountability, understanding, problem solving and healing.

Restorative Justice seeks to repair the harm caused by crime through the facilitation of respectful dialogues between victims and those responsible for harm.

Surrey Restorative Justice Program

The Surrey Restorative Justice Program is a volunteer based program that:


Program Eligibility

The Surrey Restorative Justice Program is open to Surrey youth age 12-17, who:

Young adults aged 18-25 who meet the above criteria may also be accepted on a case-by-case basis, providing that the offence is non-violent and they have no criminal history.

All referrals are made by the Surrey RCMP.

Benefits of Restorative Justice

Victims of crime or conflict have an opportunity to:

Youth who have caused harm have an opportunity to:

For the community, the program provides:


Surrey Restorative Justice Program Coordinator
T: 604-502-6285

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