Restorative Justice Program Protocols

 

Contact

 

General questions

General questions can be directed to the Regional Restorative Justice Lead Team in your area, or to the NSRJP Coordinator:

Audrey Barrett
NSRJP Coordinator
Phone: 902-424-5090
Audrey.barrett@novascotia.ca

Youth program

The Nova Scotia Restorative Justice Program for youth is implemented by community-based Restorative Justice Agencies.

Contact your Restorative Justice Agency for questions or referrals information.

Adult program

The Nova Scotia Restorative Justice Program for adults is implemented by Regional Restorative Justice Teams

Contact your Regional Restorative Justice teams leads for questions or referrals information.


Contact information for youth referrals

Community Justice Society
(HRM)

Mail, courier or hand delivery referrals:
Community Justice Society
1256 Barrington St., Suite 201
Halifax, NS B3J 1Y6

Electronic Referrals: selena.guildford@cjshfx.ca
Fax: 902-424-3950

Case Workers also pick up referrals from Youth Court directly

South Shore Community Justice Society
(Lunenburg County and Queens County)

Mail, courier or hand delivery referrals:

South Shore Community Justice Society
129 Aberdeen Road, Suite 208
Bridgewater, NS B4V 2S7

Electronic Referrals: sscjs@eastlink.ca
Fax: 902-543-3177

Valley Restorative Justice Society
(Annapolis County, Kings County, and West Hants County – Windsor Town and Rural RCMP)

Mail or courier delivery referrals:

Valley Restorative Justice
P.O. Box 621
Kentville, NS B4N 3X7

Hand Delivery Referrals:

Valley Restorative Justice
87 Cornwallis St, Unit 100
Kentville, NS B4N 2E5

Electronic Referrals:  valleyrj@ns.sympatico.ca
Fax: 902-679-0860

Tri-County Restorative Justice Society
(Yarmouth County, Shelbourne County, and Digby County up to Bear River Bridge)

Mail, courier or hand delivery referrals:

Tri-County Restorative Justice
Provincial Building
10 Starrs Road
Yarmouth, NS B5A 2T1

Electronic Referrals:  rjyvon@ns.aliantzinc.ca
Fax: 902-742-1937

Cumberland Restorative Justice Society
(Cumberland County)

Mail, courier or hand delivery referrals:

Cumberland Restorative Justice Society
PO Box 843
54 Victoria Street
Amherst, NS B4H 4B9

Electronic Referrals: crjs@eastlink.ca
Fax: 902-667-4486

Island Community Justice Society
(Cape Breton)

Mail, courier or hand delivery referrals:

Island Community Justice Society
Provincial Building
360 Prince Street, Suite 13
Sydney, NS B1P 5L1

Electronic Referrals: icjs@eastlink.ca
Fax: 902-563-5699

The John Howard Society of Nova Scotia
(Central Region - Colchester County and East Hants County)

Mail, courier or hand delivery referrals:

The John Howard Society of Nova Scotia
Central Region
1019 East Prince Street/Unit A
Truro, NS B2N 1H7

Electronic Referrals: chris.king@jhsns.ca
Fax to email address:  cro@jhsns.ca  
Fax: 902-843-3129

The John Howard Society of Nova Scotia
(North Eastern Region - Pictou County, Antigonish County and Guysborough County)

Mail, courier or hand delivery referrals:

The John Howard Society of Nova Scotia
North Eastern Region
526C East River Rd.
New Glasgow, B2H 3R6

Electronic Referrals: nero@jhsns.ca
Fax: 902-695-3203


Contact information for adult referrals

Sydney Lead Team
(CBRM and Victoria County)

Heather McNeil, Director, Island Community Justice Society
hmcneil@syd.eastlink.ca
Phone: 902-563-2597

James Forsey, Senior Probation Officer
James.Forsey@novascotia.ca
Phone: 902-563-3580

Electronic Referrals: ARJ.Sydney@novascotia.ca      

Port Hawkesbury Lead Team
(Richmond and Inverness County)

Heather McNeil, Director, Island Community Justice Society          
hmcneil@syd.eastlink.ca
Phone: 902-563-2597
           
Melissa Decoste, Senior Probation Officer
Melissa.Decoste@novascotia.ca
Phone: 902-625-2349

Electronic Referrals: ARJ.PortHawkesbury@novascotia.ca

South Shore Lead Team
(Lunenburg County and Queens County)

Nicole Lovett, Executive Director, South Shore Community Justice Society
sscjs@eastlink.ca
Phone: 902-543-1766

Corey Greek, Senior Probation Officer
Corey.Greek@novascotia.ca
Phone: 902- 543-4721           
                       
Electronic Referrals: ARJ.Bridgewater@novascotia.ca  

HRM Lead Team
(HRM)

Barbara Miller Nix, Executive Director, Community Justice Society
b.miller@cjshfx.ca
Phone: 902-424-1725

Dan Ray, Senior Probation Officer
Daniel.Ray@novascotia.ca      
Phone: 902-424-7559

Electronic Referrals: ARJ.Halifax@novascotia.ca     

Yarmouth Lead Team
(Yarmouth County, Shelbourne County, and Digby County up to Bear River Bridge)

Yvon McCauley, Executive Director, Tri-County Justice Society
rjyvon@ns.aliantzinc.ca
Phone: 902-742-8262

Heather Ellis, Senior Probation Officer
Heather.Ellis@novascotia.ca
Phone: 902-742-3551
                       
Electronic Referrals: ARJ.Yarmouth@novascotia.ca

Annapolis Valley Lead Team
(Annapolis County, Kings County, and West Hants County – Windsor Town and Rural RCMP)

Lisa MacDougall, Executive Director, Valley Restorative Justice Society
valleyrj@ns.sympatico.ca
Phone: 902-679-0650            

Mike Warren, Senior Probation Officer
Mike.Warren@novascotia.ca
Phone: 902- 543-4721                                              

Electronic Referrals: ARJ.Kentville@novascotia.ca

Shubenacadie Lead Team
(Colchester County and East Hants County)

Chris King, Director, John Howard Society (Central)
chris.king@jhsns.ca
Phone: 902-843-4969

Gina Winfield, Senior Probation Officer
Gina.Winfield@novascotia.ca
Phone: 902-758-7034            

Electronic Referrals: ARJ.Shubenacadie@novascotia.ca 

New Glasgow Lead Team
(Pictou County, Antigonish County and Guysborough County)

Susan Hughes, Director, John Howard Society (North Eastern)
susan.hughes@jhsns.ca
Phone: 902-396-1999

Erik Nielsen, Senior Probation Officer
Phone: 902-755-7053
           
Electronic Referrals: ARJ.NewGlasgow@novascotia.ca

Amherst Lead Team

Jennifer Furlong, Executive Director, Cumberland Restorative Justice
jenniferfurlong@eastlink.ca
Phone: 902- 667-4414           

Aleshia Bushen, Senior Probation Officer
Aleshia.Bushen@novascotia.ca
Phone: 902-667-7278

Electronic Referrals: ARJ.Amherst@novascotia.ca