Ne Chee Friendship Centre

Site: Kenora - Railway St

Service: Youth Justice Committee

Description & Services
Description (Service) Acts as an alternative justice program in place of the regular court system 
  • Coordinates a meeting (Youth Justice Conference) between the victim and their supporters, the offender and their parents/supporters and program facilitators 
  • Allows each party to tell their story of how the crime involved and affected them 
  • Assists all members to form a resolution contract that outlines consequences for the offender such as curfew, compensation, school work and personal and public service, instead of being lawfully charged
NOTE: Offenders who plead innocent must remain in the regular court system
Hours Sep-Jun: Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm 
Jul-Aug: Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
Areas Served Kenora District
Eligibility Ages: 12 year(s) - 17 year(s) 
Open to all with a focus on off reserve Aboriginal youth 
  • First time, low risk young offenders who are accused of an offence which took place in the Kenora Court catchment area 
  • Offences must be non violent and 
  • Individual must take full responsibility for their actions and 
  • Victim must be willing to take part in the program 
  • Offender is expected to complete the resolution contract terms within 3 months
  • Pre charge referral accepted from the investigating police officer 
  • Post charge referral accepted from the Crown Attorney
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-468-5440
Fax 807-468-5340
Primary Contact Justin Cederwall, Youth Justice Committee Coordinator; Phone: 807-468-5440 ext 241; Email:
Primary Executive Patti Fairfield, Executive Director; Phone: 807-468-5440 ext 222; Email:
Alternate Executive Lisa Savoyard, Receptionist
Site Location Between the ICG Propane Building and Olson Honda
Located In Community Kenora
Address 1301 Railway St
Kenora, ON P9N 3X3
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Intersection Railway St and Gould Rd
Mailing Address c/o Youth Justice Committee 
PO Box 241 
Kenora, ON P9N 3X3
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1976
Funding Provincial ; Federal