Restorative Service Quality Mark (RSQM)

  BHIMS has been awarded by the Restorative Justice Council  (RJC) the Restorative Service Quality Mark (RSQM). Chris Straker, the RJC’s interim chief executive, said: “I would like to offer my congratulations to the team at Brighton and Hove Independent Mediation Service for successfully completing the RSQM. This shows that they are providing the highest […]

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Community Mediator Training

Are you age 18- 25? Are you a good listener? Are you keen to learn new skills that support people resolve conflicts? You may be just who we are looking for! Brighton and Hove Independent Mediation Service is recruiting young people for a mediator training course. Our goal is to have a skilled and diverse cohort […]

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New Homelessness Initiative

A new initiative which offers mediation to help reduce the risk of homelessness has been launched across Brighton and Hove. Brighton and Hove Independent Mediation Service (BHIMS) and the Youth Advice Centre (YMCA-YAC) have been awarded funding to work with young people and adults who are at risk of becoming homeless because of  friends or family eviction. […]

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Could you be a community mediator?

Brighton and Hove Independent mediation Service is always  looking for volunteers to train as community mediators. No experience necessary, just a desire to help local communities resolve conflict, the ability to listen, be non judgemental and understanding? Mediation provides a safe and supportive environment for people in dispute to find solutions to their conflict. BHIMS is […]

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Sussex Mediation Alliance Conference – Press Release

A major conference is being held in Brighton next Monday 10th October looking at how best to empower local people to deal with neighbourhood conflict.  Organised by the Sussex Mediation Alliance to mark UK Mediation Awareness Week 2016, speakers include Katy Bourne, Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner and Rachel Chasseaud, Head of Tenancy Services, Brighton and […]

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