The sites below will help you to find out more about how the Criminal Justice field is being transformed by Restorative Justice and Faith-based initiatives.
Prison Fellowship International (PFI)
A global association of 110 Prison Fellowship (PF) organisations. The mission of Prison Fellowship is to mobilise and assist the Christian community in its ministry to prisoners, ex-prisoners, victims, and their families; and in the advancement of restorative justice. Prison Fellowship International
Centre for Justice & Reconciliation
The Centre is the justice reform section of Prison Fellowship International, an association of faith-based NGOs active in 108 countries. It has developed internationally recognised expertise in restorative justice, focusing on building local capacity and knowledge. Centre for Justice & Reconciliation
Faith-based Prison ResearchProvides a listing of research documents related to communities of restoration and faith-based programmes. Evaluations of communities of restoration.
Throughcare Jigsaw Group
The Throughcare Jigsaw Group is a collaboration of organisations providing broad based services for the benefit of offenders, ex-offenders and their families. Throughcare Jigsaw Group
Australian Institute of Criminology
The Australian Institute of Criminology is Australia's national research and knowledge centre on crime and justice. We seek to promote justice and reduce crime by undertaking and communicating evidence-based research to inform policy and practice. Australian Institute of Criminology
NSW Department of Corrective ServicesCorrective Services NSW delivers professional correctional services to reduce re-offending and enhance community safety. NSW Corrective Services
Restorative Justice Unit NSW
The Restorative Justice Unit is the primary point of contact for people victimised by crime with Corrective Services New South Wales. The unit provides post-sentence state-wide services which address un-met needs and legislated rights of victims of crime. NSW Corrective Services - Restorative Justice
Restorative Justice Online
A comprehensive, non-partisan website devoted to restorative justice principles, practice, programs and theory. Includes the largest annotated bibliography of restorative justice articles in the world. Restorative Justice Online
Alpha for Prisons
Alpha for Prisons has been running since 1995. The course, offering attendees a 15 session introduction to the Christian faith and usually run over 10 weeks, is running in the prisons of 40 countries world-wide.
Kairos Prison Ministry Australia is an interdenominational Christian ministry reaching out to incarcerated individuals, their families and those who work with them; to bring sustainable meaning and hope in the place of loneliness, isolation and despair.