Red Lake Indian Friendship Centre
Indigenous Combined Criminal Courtwork Program

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Provides support to Indigenous people in conflict with the Criminal Justice System
  • Assists the accused to better understand their rights, options and responsibilities under the law
  • Provides clarification of the charge and the court procedure
  • Assists with understanding the fulfillment requirements of the sentence including bail documents and probation orders
  • Provides advocacy on behalf of the accused to the court
  • Offers the services of a Native Inmate Liaison worker
  • Gives referrals to legal resources and appropriate social, education, employment and medical resources to address the problems contributing to the charges
  • Provides education and promotes understanding of the Criminal Justice System and alternative justice processes to the Indigenous community
Eligibility
  • Individuals in conflict with the Criminal Justice System
  • Off-reserve Aboriginal people


Age Requirements: Ages: 18 year(s) and up;
Application Process
Intake assessment required
Fees
None
Accessibility
Partially Accessible - Parking -- Accessible with one designated handicapped parking space; Entrance -- Accessible from street level, no automatic push button door; Washroom -- Accessible with side holding bar
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(50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On August 22, 2019

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