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United Chiefs and Councils of Mnidoo Mnising

Justice - U-Turn Program

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Description
Offers a culturally appropriate program to Aboriginal children and youth in elementary and secondary school as an Extra Judicial Measure (EJM)
  • Teaches young people to be responsible community members and to use their leisure time wisely
  • Encourages community involvement
  • Encourages victim reparation through apology, community service hours, restitution etc
  • Provides participation opportunity for victim
  • Addresses behaviours and factors leading to the crime to determine areas of required services
  • Provides the 10-session program 4 times per year and a fifth session on Anger Management and Traditional Ways once per year
Comments
Programs offered at Manitoulin Secondary School, Little Current Public School, Espanola High School and within the communities of United Chiefs and Councils of Mnidoo Mnising
Eligibility
  • Anishinaabe youth 12-17 years of age
  • Must belong to one of the member First Nations within the United Chiefs & Councils of Mnidoo Mnising Territory either on/off-reserve
Application Process
Referrals accepted from Community Justice Program, the Court system, Probation services, Police, School Principals, and Community or Health Services for youth-at-risk and youth in conflict with the law
Office
705-377-5307
Fax
705-377-5309
Web Site
http://www.uccmm.ca
Mailing Address
PO Box 275
M'Chigeeng, ON, P0P 1G0
Canada
Languages
English
Contact
Thomas Francis, Community Justice Program
Email: tfrancis@uccmm.ca
Phone: 705-377-5307 Ext 208
Fees
None
Documents Required
Referral required
Accessibility
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(20) Regional Government ; (50) Non Profit
Topic(s)
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
March 10, 2021
Address
1110 Highway 551
M'Chigeeng, ON, P0P 1G0
  • UCCMM Head Office is located along Hwy 551 in the community of M'Chigeeng First Nation on Manitoulin Island
  • Closest intersection is at Hwy 551 and Park Rd

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Hours of Operation
Mon
0830 - 1630
Tue
0830 - 1630
Wed
0830 - 1630
Thu
0830 - 1630
Fri
0830 - 1630

Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Service Area(s)
  • Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation
  • M'Chigeeng First Nation
  • Sheguiandah
  • Sheshegwaning First Nation
  • Whitefish River First Nation
  • Zhiibaahaasing First Nation