Native Youth Justice
Our Native Youth Justice program services First Nation/Indigenous youth between the ages of 12 – 17 who are in conflict with the law. We provide culturally based supports and healing approaches for our clients, and assist with any rehabilitation and reintegration needs on an individualized basis.
Types of Services
- Introduction and access to ceremonial and cultural activities and events
- Guidance and teachings with Elders and/or traditional people
- Support, advocacy, resources and transportation assistance as needed to mainstream services
- Health and wellness supports
Guidelines for Youth
- Must be First Nation/Indigenous
- Must be between the ages of 12-17 at the time of offence
- Must have been found guilty and are on probation, conditional supervision, community supervision or custody/detention and preparing for discharge
How to Access
Our supports and services are culturally based to address the mental, spiritual, physical and emotional needs of Native youth living either on or off reserve. If you are a First Nation/Indigenous youth and you would like to access our services please let you probation officer know.
The Probation Officer and/or the facility where the youth is currently living are responsible for contacting this office.