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, positive parenting and road rage.
Participants in these programs/services are referred from a variety of sources including; Probation Officers. Defense Counsel, The Provincial Courts, Metro Toronto Police Service, The Parole Board of Canada and Correctional Services Canada.
Our department has chaplains working in many courts and detention centres in the Toronto and Kingston 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 eighty-seven half-way house beds are provided for men on conditional release from Federal correctional institutions.
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If you need to contact Salvation Army Family Services or the Food Bank please call: 1-416-304-1982