Ininew Friendship Centre

Site: Ininew Friendship Centre

Service: Aboriginal Combined Courtworker Program

Description & Services
Public Comments The Courtworker will be attending Courts on the following: 
  • Mondays: Kapuskasing 
  • Tuesdays: Cochrane 
  • Wednesdays: Hearst
Description (Service)
  • Helps Aboriginal individuals to navigate the court system  
  • Explains legal rights and court procedures  
  • Acts as a liaison between the offender and the courts  
  • Works with parents or families in the case of a child apprehension by CAS, to ensure that all proper steps are taken to protect the child and if possible to reunite the family 
  • Provides counselling, referrals, follow-up and encouragement to offenders to become contributing members of the community
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Areas Served Cochrane
Eligibility Aboriginal individuals involved in the court system or with a Children's Aid Society
Application Call for more information
Languages English
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-272-4497
Fax 705-272-3597
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Primary Contact Susan Nelson, Aboriginal Courtworker; Phone: 705-272-4497 ext 23
Primary Executive Bernice Brunette, Executive Director; Phone: 705-272-4497 ext 25; Email:
Located In Community Cochrane
Address 190 Third Ave
Cochrane, ON P0L 1C0
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Intersection Third Ave and Fourth St
Mailing Address PO Box 1499 
Cochrane, ON P0L 1C0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial