Salvation Army - London

Correctional and Justice Services, Community Alternatives for Youth - St Thomas

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Record #: LON4423 Last Modified: 17 Apr 2014 Last Full Update: 02 Aug 2012
Location
Located In CommunitySt Thomas
Address307 and 309 Talbot St
St Thomas, ON N5P 1B5
Site LocationCentral Elgin
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone519-633-4593
Toll Free PhoneCollect calls accepted
Fax519-633-5592
E-Mailtom.degryp@start.ca
Websitewww.salvationarmy.ca/ontariogreatlakes
Primary ContactDavid Payler; Email: david.payler@start.ca
Primary ExecutiveJulia Parker, Executive Director; Phone: 519-432-9553; Email: julia_parker@can.salvationarmy.org
Description & Services
DescriptionPractical services designed to help clients with the criminal justice system and community integration with a view to preventing similar problems from occurring again

Accountability and Opportunity for Youth - Extrajudicial measures and extrajudicial sanctions (pre and post charge diversion) * youth must acknowledge participation in the offence and are given the opportunity to take responsibility without getting a criminal conviction

Youth Justice Committee Program - Serves as an alternative to the court-based system to handle low risk offences committed by youth * includes the youth, persons harmed, and community to provide an opportunity for healing and repairing the harm done

Community Support Services Program - Assistance to youth who are currently serving a term of probation * youth worker and case manager help develop a personalized plan * assistance can include help with appropriate housing, obtaining proper identification, returning to school, employment services, life skills, counselling and transportation where needed

Community Service Orders - Hours assigned by the court to be completed at a nonprofit organization within a specific time period * community service orders are given to adults * suitable placement found and follow-up with the court for conformation of completion

Adult Diversion Program - Program gives people charged with a criminal offence the opportunity to take responsibility for their actions without getting a criminal conviction * fee for service

Support Groups and One-on-One Counselling - Includes Anger Awareness, Healthy Choices, Life skills, D.A.W.N (Drug and Alcohol Awareness Program), BLAST (Anti-bullying Awareness), Second Step
HoursMon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Areas ServedElgin County
BoundariesElgin
EligibilityAges: 18 year(s) and up 
 
Youth and adults involved or at risk of becoming involved in the criminal justice system
ApplicationCriminal justice referrals
FeesFee for some programs (adult)
LanguagesEnglish
Established1970
FundingDonations ; Private
Supplementary Info
Service Level(60) Commercial