John Howard Society of Kawartha Lakes & Haliburton

Site: Lindsay

Service: Extra Judicial Measures Program

Description
Description (Service) An Extrajudicial Measure is a non-court response to youth crime for less serious offences. The Extrajudicial Measures Program partners with the City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service and Ontario Provincial Police, to assist youth through a pre-charge diversion program while holding them accountable for their actions. 
The youth are referred by the police to the John Howard Society’s Youth Intervention Centre. A youth facilitator works with the young person to help him/her take responsibility for the offence, understand its impact and help repair harm. 
 
Individual sessions are voluntary and offered as five 1-hour psycho-educational sessions in the following areas: 
 
• Anger and Aggression Awareness, Substance Involvement, Property Crime Prevention, Healthy Relationships
Service Details
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Program hours vary - please call for details
Areas Served Kawartha Lakes
Eligibility Ages: 12 year(s) - 17 year(s) 
 
Partnering with the City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service we assist youth through a precharge diversion program while holding them accountable for their actions. Once the youth admits involvement and agrees to participate in the program we provide them with measures (tasks) to complete as meaningful consequences for their actions and preventing formal involvement with the Youth Justice System. This is a referral based program.
Application Yes for those appointed
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Lindsay
Address & Map
31 Peel St
LIndsay, ON K9V 3L9
 
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Intersection Peel Street and Cambridge Street
Physical Access Partially Accessible - Parking Useable, Entrance Usable ; Not Accessible - Public Washroom
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-328-0472 ext 937
Toll Free Phone 1-888-665-6615
Fax 705-328-2549
E-Mail info@jhscklh.on.ca
Website johnhoward.on.ca/kawartha/
Primary Contact Carla Cooper, Youth Services Coordinator, John Howard Society City of Kawartha Lakes & Haliburton; Phone: 705-328-0472 ext 918; Fax: 705-328-2549; Email: ccooper@jhscklh.on.ca
Alternate Contact Lois Powers, Executive Director, John Howard Society City of Kawartha Lakes & Haliburton; Phone: 705-328-0472 ext 926; Fax: 705-328-2549; Email: lpowers@jhscklh.on.ca

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