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Ontario. Ministry of the Attorney General - Youth Justice Committee of Ontario

Record #: 69041930 |  Last Full Update: 1 Jan 1970

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.
Eligibility 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)
Languages English, French
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
Location & Accessibility
Service Area Ontario

Toronto, ON

Physical Access Not Applicable
Contact Information
Office Visit website to find local committee contact information
Toll Free Ministry of the Attorney General 1-800-518-7901
Fax 416-326-4007
TTY 1-877-425-0575
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