Rebound Child & Youth Services Northumberland

Service: Youth Justice Diversion Programs - Diversion and Supportive Services, Rebound Child & Youth Services Northumberland

Record #: SHA1825
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 20 Apr 2023

Description

Description (Service) At the discretion of the Police or Crown Attorney, youth in conflict with the law are provided with an opportunity to divert their charges from the traditional court process.
  • By accepting responsibility for their actions, youth are eligible to enter into Youth Justice Diversion programming.
  • In partnership with the youth, individualized plans are developed with the objective being to address the incident, reduce recidivism, and provide supportive services as necessary.

Youth may also access the Youth Justice Committee, comprised of community volunteers, where the youth will be given an opportunity to address the community and come to a restorative conclusion to their offending behaviour.

By participating in these programs, youth can gain empathy and understanding towards the person harmed by their actions. Both the youth and person harmed have an opportunity to be dealt with fairly and have a voice in the final resolution.

Rebound is the sole provider of Youth Justice Programming in Northumberland County via Crown referrals, Probation referrals, Police Referrals in support of youth in the Youth Justice system with or without presenting mental health concerns.

Service Details

Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Northumberland County
Eligibility Youth Justice Diversion programs are offered to youth from age 12 until a youth turns 18 (12-17 years old at time of offence). Once referred, youth are able to continue addressing the matter diverted even if they turn 18 during the course of service. 
 
 
 
Ages: 12 year(s) - 18 year(s);
Application Offered at the discretion of Police or Crown Attorney
Languages French - Si vous avez besoin d'un service en fran├žais, veuillez aviser le personnel.
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Cobourg
Address & Map
Building 19, 700 D'Arcy St N
Unit 20
Cobourg, ON
Canada K9A 5T3
 
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Physical Access Fully Accessible ; Elevator - with staff assistance and call ahead if required

Contact Information

Office Phone 905-372-0007
Toll Free Phone 1-877-688-0007
Fax 905-372-0070
E-Mail jhibbert@rcys.ca
Website www.rcys.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/reboundnorthumberland/
Instagram Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/reboundcys/
Twitter Twitter: https://twitter.com/reboundcys
Primary Contact Jennifer Hibbert, Youth Mental Health Court Worker/Youth Services Supervisor; Phone: ext224; Email: jhibbert@rcys.ca
Alternate Contact Brandy Samis-Moore, Case Worker/YJC Coordinator; Phone: ext 222; Email: brandy@rcys.ca
Mailing Address Building 19, 700 D'Arcy St N 
Unit 20 
Cobourg, ON 
Canada K9A 5T3

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