Description & Services
Public Comments The office is closed daily from 12 noon to 1 pm
Description (Service) Offers alternative to prosecution through community-based sanctions; if successful, the person does not have to return to court and does not have a criminal conviction registered
 
Provides the following programs or sanctions: 
  • Anger/Alcohol and Drug Awareness Program 
  • Community service hours 
  • Donation to an agency or organization 
  • Restitution to the victim
Hours Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Algoma District
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
 
Individuals who have been charged with minor criminal offences 
  • Must be willing to accept responsibility for the actions that led to the charge 
  • Must be willing to make amends for their offence through an assigned task or "sanction" 
  • Must complete an agreement, which outlines the terms of sanctions to be met
Application
  • If notified by the Crown Attorney at the first court appearance that they are qualified to apply to the program, must meet with the JHS Direct Accountability Coordinator to determine eligibility 
  • Individuals can also ask their Counsel or Duty Counsel about their eligibility
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-759-1703
Toll Free Phone 1-855-759-1703
Fax 705-256-1809
Website www.jhsossm.ca
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Primary Contact Jackie Martin, Coordinator; Email: jmartin@jhsossm.ca
Primary Executive Suzanne Lajambe, Executive Director; Phone: 705-759-3389 ext 222; Email: slajambe@jhsossm.ca
Located In Community Sault Ste. Marie
Address 27 King St
Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6A 6K3
 
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of the Attorney General