Why me? promotes the right of every victim of crime to have the chance to sit down and talk to the person who caused them harm. Crime victims want to ask the offender direct questions — starting with "Why me?" Restorative Justice can provide answers and give peace of mind, whatever the severity of the crime.
The RJC is the independent third sector membership body for the field of restorative practice. Restorative processes bring those harmed by crime or conflict, and those responsible for the harm, into communication, enabling everyone affected by a particular incident to play a part in repairing the harm and finding a positive way forward.
Victim Support is the independent national charity which helps people cope with the effects of crime. They provide free and confidential support to help you deal with your experience, whether or not you report the crime as well as helping witnesses cope in going to court. Our trained volunteers offer someone to talk to in confidence, information on police and court procedures, help in dealing with other organisations, information about compensation and insurance as well as links to other sources of help.