Contact Information
Office Phone 519-633-4593
Toll Free Phone Collect calls accepted
Fax 519-633-5592
E-Mail shannon.jacques@start.ca
Website www.salvationarmy.ca/ontariogreatlakes
Primary Contact Shannon Jacques, Addiction Counsellor/Senior Youth Worker
Alternate Contact David Payler, Youth Justice Committee Coordinator; Email: david.payler@start.ca
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Practical services designed to help clients with the criminal justice system and community integration with a view to prevent similar problems from reoccurring

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 confirmation 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

Youth Homelessness Protocol - Participating agency for the Youth Homelessness Protocol, designed to assist youth ages 12-24 in Elgin County who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless in finding a safe place to stay and to receive the supports needed to find safe long-term housing

LEAP Emergency Financial Assistance - Access centre to apply for LEAP (Low Income Energy Assistance Program) one-time emergency financial assistance
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Areas Served Elgin County
Boundaries Elgin
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
 
Youth and adults involved or at risk of becoming involved in the criminal justice system
Application Criminal justice referrals
Languages English
Fees Fee for some programs (adult)
Agency Information
Established 1970
Primary Executive Julia Parker, Executive Director; Phone: 519-432-9553; Email: julia_parker@can.salvationarmy.org
Funding Donations ; Private
Site Information
Site Location Central Elgin
Located In Community St Thomas
Address & Map
539 Talbot St
St Thomas, ON N5P 1C3
Intersection White St and Talbot St
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Topics
Service Categories Community Service Orders ; Homeless Shelter ~ Youth ; Juvenile Diversion ; Juvenile Probation