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Contact Information
Office Phone 519-253-3340
Fax 519-253-6476
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Primary Contact Joanna Conrad, Executive Director, Essex County Diversion Program Inc.; Phone: ext 225; Email:
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) * The Essex County Diversion Program is proud to offer a full range of programs necessary to promote the best outcomes possible for our community’s youth. 
* The primary focus of our programs is for youth to develop self-respect, responsibility, and appropriate problem solving skills while empowering young men and women to create, maintain, and improve their upon their decision-making in a positive way. 
Ten programs offered, each dealing with various subject matters, all pertinent to the issues youth face today. Subject matters covered include; 
* social skills in Rebound Life Choices 
* mediation in Youth Justice Committees,  
* “sexting” and inappropriate online behaviours in #keepyourprivatesprivate 
* stealing in L.O.S.S. 
* bullying in Beyond Bullying;  
* substance abuse in Teen Intervene; and  
* excessive gaming in Time to L.A.G. 
Please note that youth ages 10-12 are only applicable for referral to #keepyourprivatesprivateJR. All other programs are open to youth ages 12-17. 
* All programming consists of an assessment, case plan, family support and supervision for a designated period of time for youth. 
* Participants must attend all sessions in full, actively participate, complete assignments as well as complete a pre and post-test prior to successfully finishing programming.  
* If a Police/Court Referred participant fails to attend and participate as scheduled, the participant’s file will be returned to Police Services/Courts for further enforcement. 
* The programs will give youth the tools they need to say no to peer pressure, stand up to bullying, gain higher self-worth and make better life choices. 
* For more information, please visit our website and/or call our office.
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Essex County ; Windsor
Eligibility Ages: 10 year(s) - 17 year(s) 
* Youth, ages 10-17 are eligible to receive service.  
* Please note that youth ages 10 - 12 are only applicable for referral to #keepyourprivatesprivateJR.  
* All other programs are open to youth ages 12-17. 
* Youth in conflict with the law are referred from Police and or the Crown Attorney Office.  
* Young offenders must be prepared to be held accountable for their actions, be willing to participate in the program and be aware of their options and rights.  
* Offenders who do not agree with, or comply with the measures/sanctions, are returned to the police/formal court system. 
* The Essex County Diversion Program also accepts community referrals from the youth themselves, parents, schools and community partners.  
* Teens who are engaging in risky behavior can receive education and support to make positive life choices and gain a stronger awareness of the consequences to their actions before it becomes a problem.
Application * Referral process required 
* Registration required
Languages English
Fees None
Agency Information
Established 1980
Primary Executive Joanna Conrad, Executive Director; Phone: ext 225; Email:
Funding Provincial
Site Information
Located In Community Windsor
Address & Map
1821 Provincial Rd
Windsor, ON N8W 5V7
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Intersection Provincial Rd and Walker Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Parking, Washroom and Entrance ; Not Applicable
Other Details
Print Material Pamphlets, brochures, website

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