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United Chiefs and Councils of Mnidoo Mnising

Justice - Gladue Caseworker Program


Description
Assists Indigenous offenders at the sentencing stage of their criminal matter
  • Provides a written Gladue report to the Court about the life circumstances of the offender and of the options available to the Court in sentencing
  • Gathers information through interviews with offender, family members, community members who know the client and community representatives
  • Uses the report to determine the factors which contributed to the involvement in the criminal offence
  • Strives to prevent future criminal activity and ultimately to reduce the over-representation of Indigenous offenders in the prison system
Systemic factors outlined in the Gladue report can include but not limited to:
  • Abuse (emotional, physical, sexual and verbal)
  • Addictions
  • Child welfare involvement
  • Domestic violence
  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)
  • Intergenerational effects of residential school
  • Lack of education
  • Mental health issues
Comments
Gladue Aftercare Program Worker: Migwans Pitawanakwat, phone 705-377-5307 Ext 212, email mpitawanakwat@uccmm.ca
Hours of Operation
Mon
0830 - 1630
Tue
0830 - 1630
Wed
0830 - 1630
Thu
0830 - 1630
Fri
0830 - 1630

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Eligibility
  • Must belong to one of the member First Nations within the United Chiefs & Councils of Mnidoo Mnising Territory or Wikwemikong First Nation either on/off-reserve and
  • Be charged with a criminal offence
  • Youth Program: youth 12-17 years of age
  • Adult Program: adults 18 years of age and older
Application Process
Call for information
Fees
None
Documents Required
No documents required
Accessibility
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(20) Regional Government ; (50) Non Profit
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
March 9, 2021