The goal of the project is to strengthen organizational capacity to reduce re-offending in criminal cases in general, and domestic and gender-based violence cases more specifically. Furthermore, the project aims to run a mediation pilot. The capacity building is aimed at advancing re-integration of suspects and offenders of crime into the community and building organizational capacity in mediation skills To avoid expensive litigation and reduce recidivism.
SJIB is a private foundation subsidized by the Ministry of Justice from01-01-2004. The services from SJIB to the Ministry of Justice are regulated in subsidy decree, namely to provide probation & parole, and family guardianship (child protection) service for St. Maarten.