Posts Tagged ‘restorative justice’

Government Minister Formally Opens Alternatives New Premises

To mark Restorative Justice week Northern Ireland Alternatives invited Department for Communities Minister Paul Givan to formally open Alternatives new premises at 137 Agnes street Shankill Road. During the event thanks was giv...

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QUB offers Community Based Restorative Practice Course

Community Based Restorative Practices Course 19 – 23 January 2015 Queens University Belfast The 5 day short course provides a framework for participants to explore the principles, practices and  values of community base...

Debbie Watters at Restorative Connections Conference

Extract of Debbie Watters speech at Restorative Connections Conference held in Dundalk. ( Download Android App at

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South Belfast Alternatives Residential

On the 26th & 27th October 2013, the Donegall Pass Youth Safety Partnership (YSP), along with their host organisation – South Belfast Alternatives took part in a residential at Jungle NI, near Moneymore.  12 young ad...


Culture Identity Awareness (C.I.A)

  A newly formed group from Twadell got together to create a group in which they wanted to learn more about culture and identity. There are many different religions and cultures within Northern Ireland and the CIA group se...


Alternatives Deliver Workshops to Youth Workers Conference at Corrymeela

From the 2nd to the 6th of September 2013, Nev Gallagher from South Belfast Alternatives and Gary Dougan from the Shankill Youth Safety Partnership attended a Youth Workers Conference in Corrymeela looking at the topic of “In...


Greater Shankill Bonfire Project

Alternatives engaging with local bonfires with the help of their volunteers to highlight safety and develop understanding around culltural identity. Year on year we see big improvements with the organisers being more responsib...


Youth Safety Partnership Clean Up

Both the Shankill and Donegall Pass Youth Safety Partnerships decided on doing a joint project to clean up the streets in both the local communities. We had decided to clean up and paint over all the graffiti that had been pain...

GSA AGM 2013

Greater Shankill Alternatives AGM 2013

Greater Shankill AGM 2013 took place at the Spectrum Centre on Wednesday, 15th May.  The audience was representative of local and regional community organisations, statutory organisations, young people, adult programme partici...


Alternatives Residential: Culture & Identity

  Seed Group A few members of the Youth Safety Partnership went on a weekend residential to Corrymeela in Ballycastle with a group known as Seed. They held  a number of workshops that took place which involved a number of...