CTYS’s Youth Justice Programs support young people who are serving a youth order and/or have matters before the Youth Court. YJ programs connect with youth who are facing a range of complex challenges in their homes, neighbourhoods, schools and communities.
Whether youth have been charged and are seeking bail, have had their court matter diverted, are serving a custodial sentence or are on probation. Our professionally staffed YJ programs offer guidance, counselling and comprehensive support to young people in ways that are engaging, respectful and empowering.
Young persons are referred to RSVP and EEJS as a result of a youth court order and are referred by Toronto probation officers at the Toronto Youth Courts. Referrals to ERSP are sanctioned by the Toronto youth courts as part of a bail order condition. Toronto probation officers can refer to YJOP and Transitions. Probation officers and Youth Mental Health Court Workers can refer to the Youth Justice Mental Health Access program run in collaboration with Turning Point Youth Services. Youth must consent and be willing to participate in all programs.
With the exception of ERSP, for all other CTYS Youth Justice referrals contact:
YJ Intake Coordinator
FAX referrals to: 416-924-2930
Or contact Lori Brklacich 416-924-2100 ext. 230
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416-924-2100 ext. 230