Testimonials

How about the story of a youth from the wrong side of town? A boy whose hapless involvement in a car theft nearly cost him his life.

The boy’s older brother and a friend had stolen a car late one night and had talked him into going on a joy ride with them. A police chase led them down a back road where they crashed high speed into a hydro pole, leaving all three injured. The boy was rushed to hospital on death’s door. During weeks under intensive care, the boy told us that he had experienced an epiphany lost in delirium. He received a message that had shown him value in life read more...

It had been about two months since the charges were laid on this youth. By the time the facilitators held the forum there had been many weeks of disappointment and disconnection between parents and youth. This was until we sat in their home and brought the family back together through restorative justice. There are no words to explain the intensity of emotion in that room and over those two hours. It is like nothing anyone can understand; to see the underlying love each family member has for the other begin to re-surface in a safe, facilitated and non-judgmental environment. And where for read more...

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