We work with young offenders aged 12-18 to help them take responsibility for their actions by giving them the opportunity to make amends - this is called Restorative Justice.
It is also a chance for victims of crime or personal harm to tell their story and have a say in how a young person can repair the harm done.
Taking part is voluntary for both victims and offenders.
If you have been a victim of a crime committed by a young person you can talk to a local office social worker about how you felt. They may then discuss this with the young person with your permission.
You could also have a mediated face-to-face meeting.
You could also decide not to take part in the service but still be told the outcome of the work done with the young person.
Restorative Justice is a partnership with the Community Police, Children's Reporters Office, Anti-Social Behaviour Teams and youth projects to help keep young people out of the Children's Hearing system.