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Native Youth Justice at DBCFS


Our Native Youth Justice program services First Nation/Indigenous youth between the ages of 12 - 17 who are in conflict with the law. We provide culturally based supports and healing approaches for our clients, and assist with any rehabilitation and reintegration needs on an individualized basis. 

Types of Services
  • Introduction and access to ceremonial and cultural activities and events
  • Guidance and teachings with Elders and/or traditional people
  • Support, advocacy, resources and transportation assistance as needed to mainstream services
  • Health and wellness supports
Guidelines for Youth
  • Must be First Nation/Aboriginal
  • Must be between the ages of 12-17 at the time of offence
  • Must have been found guilty and are on probation, conditional supervision, community supervision or custody/detention and preparing for discharge

Carrie Wilson
Native Youth Justice Services Coordinator

(705) 977-3739 Cell

Jade Crowe
Administrative Assistant - Youth Justice

(905) 352-1111 Office
(905) 352-2358 Fax

32 Dunette Landing Road
Rosneath, ON
K0K 2X0
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Toronto Bail Program

The TORONTO BAIL PROGRAM provides effective pre-trial supervision to accused persons age sixteen and over who have been deemed eligible for release from custody but do not have responsible/appropriate individuals in the community prepared to act as surety. The Bail Supervisor meets with his/her clients a minimum of once weekly. Referrals are made to community agencies to secure mental health and addictions support, housing, anger management counselling, life skills counselling, assistance with identification, literacy, enrolment in school and employment.

Toronto Bail Program offices are located in each of the GTA Courthouses as well as in York and Durham Regions.

Patricia Pagnani
Program Manager

Oshawa (905) 728-7393
Newmarket (905) 853-8401 ext.6410
311 Jarvis (416) 323-1532
Scarborough (416) 757-9956
Metro West (416) 252-3725
Old City Hall (416) 314-3765
College Park (416) 314-9227
Metro North (416) 667-0999
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Youth Justice Services Division, Ministry of Children and Youth Services, Government of Ontario


We supervise sentence orders for youths under the Youth Criminal Justice Act, we prepare assessments and court reports, we lead a multi-disciplinary team in providing ongoing case management planning for the young person, we refer to and access community supports including therapeutic counselling and programming to address risk factors, we monitor progress of clients, and we liaise with other involved parties including the young person’s parents/guardians, the police, the courts, etc.

Ajax office

Karen Warzonek

Sandra Luke

Diana Robb
Administrative Support

235 Bayly St. W., Unit 12
Ajax, ON
L1S 3K3

Oshawa office

Abbie Murphy

Sue Pearce

Valerie Wright
Administrative Support

Ministry of Children and Youth Services
Oshawa Youth Justice Services

470 King St. W.
Oshawa, ON
L1J 2K9
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John Howard Society of Durham Region


The John Howard Society of Durham Region's mission is to reduce the impact of crime and its causes by providing a spectrum of effective prevention and intervention programs. We are a multi-service, youth servinganization providing the following services for youth:

  • Extra-Judicial Measures programming for Anti-theft, Anger Management and Counselling measures
  • Youth Residential Services
  • Anger Management Program
  • Employment Services
  • Youth in Transition Program
  • Active Parenting Programs
  • the Firehouse Youth (drop-in) Centre and Suspension/Expulsion Programming (specific to Clarington)

We have offices in Oshawa, Whitby, Ajax and Clarington.

Shelley Lawrence
Director, Community and Justice Services

(905) 579-8482 ext 230

Paul Dobbs
Manager, Technology & Community Development

(905) 579-8482

75 Richmond St. W.
Oshawa, ON
L1G 1E3
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Bethesda House

(Shelter & Community Outreach Services)


Bethesda House provides secure shelter services and community-based counselling and other supports to women, youth and children dealing with domestic abuse and other forms of violence. As part of it’s prevention initiative, Bethesda House also provides presentations and programs for at-risk male and female youth focusing on self-understanding, self-worth, and healthy relationships. These presentations and/or programs can be held at the Bethesda House Outreach Centre or on site at the requesting agency.

Jaki MacKinnon
Executive Director

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BethesdaHouse.ca
Twitter: @BethesdaHouseON

PO Box 82
Bowmanville, ON
L1C 3K8
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Joanne's House


Joanne’s House is a co-ed emergency shelter for youth ages 16 to 24. Youth can stay up to 30 days and have access to all of our services, which include meals, clothing, food cupboard, shower and washroom facilities, assistance obtaining benefits, advocacy negotiating the social service system and access to telephone and the internet, housing worker, case management, transitional housing and Grove school program.

Adrianna Vanderneut
Shelter Manager

(905) 239-9377

(905) 239-9477

82 Kings Crescent
Ajax, ON
L1S 2M6
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Durham Mental Health Services


Durham Mental Health Services (DMHS) is a charitable not-for-profit agency providing services and supports to individuals and families who are living with mental health concerns. Operating under the direction of a volunteer Board of Directors, staff work in partnership with clients, offering services that are person-centred and -sensitive to individual needs. These services include:

  • Residential Housing Program
  • Family Support Program
  • Justice Initiatives / Court Support and Diversions
  • Consumer Survivor Initiatives / Peer Support
  • Crisis Response Program and Community Support / Case Management Programs

Cathy Bonnell-Chapman
Youth Court Support Worker

1 (855) 888-DMHS

519 Brock St South
Whitby, ON
L1N 4K8
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YMCA of Greater Toronto: Durham Employment Services


YMCA of Greater Toronto Employment Services assists Durham residents with their job search. We provide free services to gain help with resume writing and critiques, workshops to enhance job search skills and 1:1 assistance to meet employment goals.

Melissa Turner
Team Lead & Youth Job Specialist

(905) 427-7670 ext. 326

Pickering Kingston Road YMCA Centre 1550 Kingston Road Suite 16
Pickering, ON
L1V 1C3
Whitby Garden Street YMCA Centre 3000 Garden Street Unit 100A
Whitby, ON
L1R 2G6
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Community Justice Alternatives of Durham Region


CJA’s Mission is to function as a visible expression of concern for justice in the community by providing services to address the needs of those affected by conflict and conflict with the law.

Our programs contribute toward the prevention of crime and the development of safer communities by addressing social issues and the rehabilitation of offenders. Our programs promote stronger communication and healthier well-being of family life by offering:

  • Youth Extra-Judicial Sanctions
  • Victim Offender Reconciliation
  • Anger Management
  • Reintegration
  • Community Service Order Program for Adults
  • Community Mediation Services for the court and public

Suzette Lewis
Executive Director

(905) 683-8615 ext. 8

610 Monarch Ave.
Ajax, ON
L1S 6M4