The West Midlands Restorative Justice Hub is now taking referrals for non-criminal cases from individuals or groups such as housing associations who have a contract with them. As we previously noted on this website, there is a cost associated with such referrals.
Individuals will have to pay £225 and organisations can have a contract to submit up to 25 cases for £5,000 (equivalent to £200 per referral). Note these costs are said to amount to 35% of the actual cost of processing a typical case, and is almost certainly less than the cost of going to a solicitor.
The volunteers who will be delivering the RJ have recently been trained to levels 1 and 2 in RJ facilitation.
To request a referral an email should be sent in the first instance to