The Salvation Army has been working with individuals involved in the justice system in Ontario for many
decades. The Correctional and Justice Services department of the Salvation Army delivers a variety programs and services for youth and adults who have come into conflict with the law.
Community Programs are offered which target problem areas leading to criminal involvement and these
include; anger management one day, anger management intensive, anger management (women only), anger and relationships (men only), theft intervention, alcohol and drug awareness and road rage.
Our department has chaplains working in all courts and detention centres in the Toronto area. We operate two open custody detention facilities for youth as well as a pre-charge diversion program for young people ages 12 to 17 years old.
In addition, a total of sixty-one half-way house beds are provided for men on conditional release from Federal correctional institutions.
Participants in these programs/services are referred from a variety of sources including; Probation Officers. Defence Counsel, The Provincial Courts, Metro Toronto Police Service, The Parole Board of Canada and Correctional Services Canada.