Mother on meeting drink driver who killed her son
14 April 2014 Last updated at 09:53 BST
Christine Deer's son Ian was killed by his friend who was driving over the legal alcohol limit, she decided to meet the drink driver in prison.
Government money has been made available for restorative justice, which allows victims to meet offenders and discuss the crime they committed.
Mrs Deer told the BBC that she had not felt anger and does not blame the friend.
Can Criminals Say Sorry? is broadcast on BBC Three at 2100 on 14 April