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North Bay Indigenous Friendship Centre

Aboriginal Courtworker Program


Description
Assists Indigenous Peoples who are in conflict with the criminal justice system
  • Helps individuals to navigate the court system
  • Explains legal rights and court procedures
  • Acts as a liaison between the offender and the courts
  • Works with parents or families in the case of a child apprehension by Children's Aid Society, to ensure that all proper steps are taken to protect the child and if possible to reunite the family
  • Provides counselling, referrals, follow-up and encouragement to offenders to become contributing members of the community
  • Provides guidance, support, advocacy, and helps clients understand their rights and responsibilities under the law
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
Indigenous Peoples involved in the court system or with a Children's Aid Society
Application Process
Call for information
Fees
None
Documents Required
Call for information
Accessibility
Unknown
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
Topic(s)
Social Media
Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
November 26, 2021