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Alternate Name HT1 ; OCR
Former Name Eastern Ontario Young Offenders Services (01/01/07) ; Eastern Ontario Youth Justice Agency (01/01/14)
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
250 City Centre Ave, Suite 303
Ottawa, ON K1R 6K7
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Intersection City Centre Ave and Albert St
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Pay parking lot (first 90 minutes free)
Description and Services
Description (Service) Services for young offenders:

* Community Support Team: provides individualized community-based counselling services to youth and their families.

* Intensive Support Supervision Program: intensive and comprehensive community based treatment program.

* A Different Street: community-based residential treatment program

* St. John Bosco Achievement Center: educational program for youth that have struggled in a regular school setting and cannot for various reasons, attend mainstream or alternative programs

* Youth in Transition Worker: supports youth in their successful transition out of the child welfare system into adulthood

* Collaborative Problem Solving (CPS) Parent Group Therapy: eight session program run by trained facilitators certified in CPS

* On Point Program: Gang Prevention and Intervention services, community based counselling and supports to youth who are involved in or vulnerable to gangs * delivered in partnership with the John Howard Society of Ottawa

* Next Chapter Program: community based specialized supports and services for young people who are vulnerable to or survivors of human trafficking
Hours Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Fri 8:30 am-3:30 pm * after hours emergency services
Areas Served Ottawa (City of) ; Prescott and Russell United Counties ; Renfrew County ; Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties
Eligibility * Community Support Team: 12-17 year old male and female youth in conflict with the law who are serving a custody disposition or on probation and at high risk of offending again in the community
* Intensive Support Supervision Program: high-risk young persons presenting mental health and justice issues
* A Different Street: young males 16-20 years old who have been recently released from custody and who are homeless
* St. John Bosco Achievement Center: Youth who are justice involved and out of the regular educational system
* Youth in Transition Program: youth 16-24 years old
* On Point: Gang Prevention/Intervention Program: youth 12-20 years old
* Next Chapter Program: youth 12-25 years old
Application Clients are referred by Courts and Probation Services * On Point and Next Chapter accept referrals from the general public, including youth self-referral
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Service Categories Continuation High Schools ; Day/Evening Reporting Centres for Offenders ~ Young Offenders ; Gang Programs ~ Young Adults ; Human Trafficking Prevention ~ Young Adults ; Intensive Supervision of Offenders ~ Young Offenders ; Parent Support Groups ; Parent Support Groups ~ At Risk Youth ~ Young Offenders ; Transitional Housing for Foster Youth ~ At Risk Youth ; Wraparound Facilitation/Community Support ~ At Risk Youth ~ Young Offenders
Waiting List Yes, short waiting period
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-789-0123
Toll Free Phone 1-877-469-6650
TTY Phone 613-735-2257
Fax 613-789-1350
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Primary Contact Louise Burness, Coordinator of Office Management; Phone: 613-789-0123 ext 221; Email:
Primary Executive Katherine Neff, Executive Director; Phone: 613-789-0123 ext 227; Email:
Other Details
Established 1988
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 129897112 RR0001
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
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