The Restorative Justice Society - North Okanagan (RJS-NO) was incorporated in November 2011. The RJS-NO was formerly known as the North Okanagan Restorative Justice Program and the Lumby and District Restorative Justice Program.

    cThe RJS-NO provides services within the Vernon/North Okanagan RCMP Detachment area that includes six main communities: Vernon, Spallumcheen, Armstrong, Enderby, Coldstream and Lumby; two Aboriginal Nations: Okanagan Indian Band and Splatsin First Nation; and three Regional Districts with Electoral Areas for BX/Swan Lake, BX/Silver Star, Enderby Rural, Lumby Rural, Cherryville, Falkland and Westwold/Monte Lake. The overall population is between 80,000 - 85,000 thousand with seasonal fluctuations (source Vernon Detachment | E Division, 2006)

    cReferrals for restorative justice (RJ) services are received directly from the RCMP and Schools within the North Okanagan.

    cThe RJS-NO is supported by a core group of volunteers Practitioners that form RJ Teams, making this a community-based service.

    Funding and on-going support for the development of the RJS-NO is through the City of Vernon and the Public Safety and Solicitor General's Community Accountability Programs and many restorative justice programs within BC.

    Our logo represents the person harmed, the person who caused harm, the guardians and supporters, the community and the RJ Team coming together in a circle to reach an agreement on how to repair the harm.

Restorative Justice Society

    The Restorative Justice Society - North Okanagan (RJS-NO) was incorporated in November 2011. The RJS-NO was formerly known as the North Okanagan Restorative Justice Program and the Lumby and District Restorative Justice Program.

    cThe RJS-NO provides services within the Vernon/North Okanagan RCMP Detachment area that includes six main communities: Vernon, Spallumcheen, Armstrong, Enderby, Coldstream and Lumby; two Aboriginal Nations: Okanagan Indian Band and Splatsin First Nation; and three Regional Districts with Electoral Areas for BX/Swan Lake, BX/Silver Star, Enderby Rural, Lumby Rural, Cherryville, Falkland and Westwold/Monte Lake. The overall population is between 80,000 - 85,000 thousand with seasonal fluctuations (source Vernon Detachment | E Division, 2006)

    cReferrals for restorative justice (RJ) services are received directly from the RCMP and Schools within the North Okanagan.

    cThe RJS-NO is supported by a core group of volunteers Practitioners that form RJ Teams, making this a community-based service.

    Funding and on-going support for the development of the RJS-NO is through the City of Vernon and the Public Safety and Solicitor General's Community Accountability Programs and many restorative justice programs within BC.

    Our logo represents the person harmed, the person who caused harm, the guardians and supporters, the community and the RJ Team coming together in a circle to reach an agreement on how to repair the harm.