The Department of Corrective Services offers mediation between victims and offenders through the Victim-offender Mediation Unit (VMU).
The VMU provides services to victims of crime where:
The mediation is free, impartial and private and offers:
In any event, offenders on parole or community-based orders are not permitted contact with their victim(s) under the Department of Corrective Services' victim/offender contact policy, unless that contact is approved by the Victim-offender Mediation Unit. The policy applies even if the offender is related to the victim.
If you receive unwanted contact from the offender while he or she is in prison you should report it to the VMU to enable the prevention of such contact.
More information on victim-offender mediation is available on the Department of Corrective Services website.
Victim-offender Mediation Unit
Department of Corrective Services
Level 13, 26 St Georges Terrace
PERTH WA 6000
Phone: (08) 9425 3200
Fax: (08) 9425 3222
Last updated: 18-Feb-2013
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