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Alternatives New Paradigm

Northern Ireland Alternatives: A New Paradigm

Northern Ireland Alternatives is a central co-ordinating initiative aimed at embedding the philosophy and practice of restorative justice as a means of peacefully addressing socially harmful activities and developing non-violen...


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Youth Prevention Focus

Central to Northern Ireland Alternatives work has been providing opportunities for young people to participate more fully within their community.  It is essential that young people have an understanding of and an opportunity...


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Benefits of Alternatives Restorative Model

The Northern Ireland Alternatives model of Restorative Practice offers many benefits to communities, focusing on the harm caused to relationships between victims, offenders, and the community: FOR VICTIMS – Victims needs ...


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Young People offered a Fresh START

START Programme START Programme is a 14 week Personal Development & Employability Programme for young people aged 16-24. Its primary objective is to support participants in Education, Training & Employment – as we...