Youth Justice Initiative

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The Youth Justice Initiative offers a pre and post charge support for youth and their family who have come into conflict with the law or are at risk of coming into conflict with it. The program coordinator will work alongside program participants to provide a number of services which include:

• Free criminal legal advice
• Diversion / Mediation supports
• Public Legal education sessions
• Bail/Probation and Solution/Reintegration planning
• Court support (duty counsel services, lawyer referral)
• Referrals to Criminal Duty Counsel
• Other referrals as appropriate