Source: (2005) Restorative Practices e-Forum. November 3. Bethlehem, PA: International Institute of Restorative Practices. Downloaded 3 November 2005.This article discusses the use of Circles of Support and Accountability (CoSA) in Canada to aid convicted sex offenders not to re-offend as they re-enter the community. The article uses vignettes of the first case that led to CoSA and volunteer experiences to describe the impact of the programme.