Youth Justice Committee of Ontario

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Names
Alternate Name YJCs
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Toronto Downtown
Address & Map
Toronto, ON
 
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Mailing Address c/o Ministry of the Attorney General 
McMurtry-Scott Building 
720 Bay St, 11th Flr 
Toronto, ON M7A 2S9
Physical Access Not Applicable
Description and Services
Description (Service) Brings together victims with young people alleged to have committed non-violent offenses and their parents to negotiate an appropriate way for the young person to make amends for his or her actions. * Provides an increased role for victims and communities in dealing with minor offenses committed by persons who are prepared to be accountable.
Hours There are no office hours.
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility Ages: 12 year(s) - 17 year(s) 
 
Adolescents 12-17 years old 
 
Offences eligible for referral include: 
* Theft, possession under $5,000 (for example, shoplifting, possession of stolen property or goods) 
* False pretences under $5,000 (for example, price switching) 
* Mischief under $5,000 (for example, breaking a shop window) 
* Causing a disturbance 
* Fraud under $5,000 
* False statements under $5,000 
* Food, accommodation fraud 
* Property offences over $5,000 
* Giving a false name when arrested 
* Credit card offences 
* Minor assaults (schoolyard scuffles, altercations and interpersonal conflicts)
Application Police may refer an offender to a committee before a charge is laid * Crown may refer an offender after a charge is laid * visit website to find a local committee
Languages English ; French - varies by location
Fees None
Service Categories Juvenile/Youth Delinquency Diversion Counselling
Contact Information
Office Phone Visit website to find local committee contact information
Toll Free Phone Ministry of the Attorney General 1-800-518-7901
TTY Phone 1-877-425-0575
Fax 416-326-4007
E-Mail attorneygeneral@ontario.ca
Website www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/english/jot/youth_justice_committee_program.asp
Other Details
Funding Provincial
Resources Website

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