|Record #: NIA0669||Last Modified: 01 Aug 2018||Last Full Update: 03 May 2018|
|Alternate Contact||Rebecca Toulouse, Program Assistant|
|Volunteer Coordinator||Lenora Gilbert, Community Council Coordinator|
|Primary Executive||Chris Shawanoo, Executive Director; Phone: 905-688-6484|
|Alternate Executive||Marie Belliveau, Team Manager|
|Areas Served||Hamilton ; Niagara Region|
|Located In Community||Niagara-on-the-Lake|
|Address & Map||
140 Welland Ave, Unit 18
St Catharines, ON L2R 2N6
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|Intersection||Welland Ave and Court St|
|Service and Access Details|
|Description (Service)||Provides an alternative to court for Aboriginal adults and youth that have acquired criminal charges.
Aboriginal accused have the option to apply to have their charges diverted (deferred) out of the courts and placed into the Aboriginal Community Justice Program.
Once in the program, a Healing Plan will be jointly created between the participant and trained Community Council Members. The Healing Plan addresses the underlying causes that lead to the offence by establishing conditions the participant will be required to complete during the adjournment period.
|Hours||Mon-Thu 9 am-5 pm|
|Eligibility||Ages: 12 year(s) and up
Aboriginal adults and youth who are engaged in the justice system
|Application||Call for information|
|Languages||English ; Ojibwe, Mohawk|
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible|
|Legal Status||(50) Non Profit|
|Service Categories||Adult Diversion ~ Indigenous Communities ; Juvenile Diversion ~ Indigenous Communities|