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Community Organized Support and Prevention, (COSP)

Site: Belleville

Service: Extrajudicial Sanctions Program

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Alternate Name COSP ; EJS ; VIQ
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Belleville
Address & Map
250 Sidney St
Belleville, ON K8P 3Z3
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Intersection Sidney St and Bridge St
Bus Route Notes Belleville Transit Map
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) Program allows youth an opportunity to accept responsibility for their offence(s) and make amends without incurring a youth court record. Following referral of the matter by the Crown Attorney to COSP, the youth will complete meaningful sanctions relating to the referring incident. COSP will advise the court in writing of the youth's program involvement and how successful they were in completing their assigned EJS requirements. Unsuccessful program participation will result in the matter being returned to the Crown Attorney for resolution.  
Typical EJS sanctions include: apology letter. compensation to person harmed, attendance at an information/education session, written report or essay, charitable donation from personal earnings, community service hours or other appropriate agreements.
Sup. Description Visit our website for additional information.
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Hastings County ; Prince Edward County
Eligibility Ages: 12 year(s) - 17 year(s)
Application A referral from a Crown Attorney is necessary, provided the youth accepts responsibility for their actions. An intake interview is by appointment and the young person, along with a parent/guardian, is to attend. Sanctions will be determined and agreed upon followed by the youth's completion of the agreement.
Languages English
Fees None
Service Categories At Risk Youth ; Community Service Orders ~ Young Offenders ; Juvenile Diversion ; Juvenile Probation
Waiting List No
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-966-7410
After Hours Phone Voice messaging available
Fax 613-966-7411
Social Media Facebook
Primary Contact Rhonda Lummiss-McCleery, Program Coordinator; Email:
Primary Executive Linda Seeley, Executive Director; Email:
Other Details
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children, Community, and Social Services

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