Contact Details
Office Phone 905-682-2657
Fax 905-984-6918
E-Mail jobgym@jhs-niagara.ca
Website www.jhs-niagara.ca
Primary Contact Jay Gemmell, Executive Director; Phone: 905-682-2657 ext 222; Email: jgemmell@jhs-niagara.ca
Volunteer Coordinator Alysha Bilodeau / Kara Eberly, Justice Services Program Coordinator / Project Rewind Program Coordinator; Phone: 905-682-2657 ext 260 * 905-682-2657 ext 258; Email: abilodeu@jhs-niagara.ca, keberly@jhs-niagara.ca
Site Details
Areas Served Niagara Region
Located In Community St Catharines
Address & Map
210 King St
St Catharines, ON L2R 3J9
 
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Intersection King St and Court St
Service and Access Details
Description (Service) Provides community-based programs and services to adults and youth in the fields of justice, prevention, employment and education throughout the Niagara Region 
 
Programs include: 
 
Justice 
* Bail Verification and Supervision 
* Adult Community Service Order 
* Adult Diversion 
* Direct Accountability 
* Justice Services Volunteer Program 
* Intermittent Community Work  
* Non-Residential Attendance Centre 
 
Education 
 
RISE (Reducing Incidences of Suspensions and Expulsions) 
* provides education structure and supervision to youth suspended or expelled from DSBN schools  
* RISE: Students suspended for six or more days 
* ensures the opportunity to continue education 
 
Supervised Alternative Learning (SAL) 
* offered in partnership with the Niagara Catholic District School Board and the District School Board of Niagara 
* non-academic programming for students who have been suspended or expelled 
* includes sports and arts programs 
* transportation is funded 
 
Project Rewind (Restore Events With Integrity Negotiation and Dignity) 
* school-based restorative justice program 
* uses restorative conferences to address issues such as bullying, racial and cultural confrontation, relationship difficulties and harassment 
 
Section 23 - Pathways to Success in Schools and Communities 
* school-based program to address students emotional, social and academic needs 
* classroom is a prevention program offering DBT Skills Training. There is a DBT informed teacher and trainer/youth worker that will teach and practice DBT skills with the students.  
 
 
Prevention 
 
Changes  
* offered in partnership with the Prevent Challenge foundation 
* provides money in response to requests from the DSBN to at risk youth and families 
 
Strengthening Families for the Future 
* a 14 week program for the whole family which will support healthy communication within the family uni 
* free of charge 
 
 
Employment 
 
Recipe for Success 
* a 16 week employment program which provides training, life skills, transferrable skills to youth ages 15-29 who may have barriers which would hinder them finding and sustaining employment 
* participants are trained in Safe Food Handling, Smart Serve, Service Excellence, First Aid / CPR 
 
 
Used work boots are available at no cost on a walk-in basis only * an alternate website is: www.jobgym.ca
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm, 4:30 pm-8 pm
Eligibility Other programs eligibility is specific to particular programs. Visit website for eligibility information.
Application Call or visit
Languages English ; French ; Spanish - Interpretation, Programs ; Other language requirements arranged as needed.
Fees None
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1949
Funding Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services; Ministry of Attorney General; Ministry of Children and Youth Services; Service Canada, Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities; District School Board of Niagara; Region of Niagara; and private donations
Elections June
Service Categories Adult Diversion ; Bail Supervision Programs ; Community Service Orders ; Day/Evening Reporting Centres for Offenders ; Intermittent Sentencing ; Juvenile Diversion ; Work Clothing ; Youth Violence Prevention

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