Description & Services
Description (Service) Acts as a pre/post-charge diversion program that offers culturally appropriate services to help Aboriginal people deal with the criminal justice system 
  • Offers culturally appropriate alternatives upon sentencing before a conviction is entered  
  • Provides an opportunity for the community member to enter into a mutually agreed Healing Plan which will be taken into consideration upon sentencing 
  • Elders, band officials, victims and community service providers may assist the community member during the Council process 
  • Facilitates mediation between the victim and offender to allow each party to be seen, heard and believed in order to repair the harm done to the community
 
Some typical Healing Plans may include, but are not limited to:  
  • Attending cultural events, such as ceremony  
  • Some form of restitution  
  • Community service hours  
  • Counselling and/or treatment
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation ; M'Chigeeng First Nation ; Sheguiandah ; Sheshegwaning ; Whitefish River First Nation ; Zhiibaahaasing First Nation
Eligibility
  • Must belong to one of the member First Nations within the United Chiefs & Councils of Mnidoo Mnising Territory, both on/off-reserve 
  • Youth and adults in conflict with the law 
  • Youth program: youth 12-17 years of age 
  • Adult program: adults 18 years of age and older
Application
  • Services are delivered to community members at the local level (Band Office) 
  • Individual must take full responsibility for their actions in order to participate in program 
  • Intake assessment is required
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibwe, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-377-5307
Fax 705-377-5309
Website www.uccmm.ca
Primary Contact Beverly MacIntyre, Administrative Assistant; Phone: 705-377-5307 ext 200
Primary Executive Paula Corbiere, Justice Manager; Phone: 705-377-5307 ext 207; Email: pcorbiere@uccmm.ca
Alternate Executive Eli Fox, Community Justice Worker; Phone: 705-377-5307 ext 210; Email: efox@uccmm.ca
Site Location Office is located on M'Chigeeng First Nation reserve on Manitoulin Island
Located In Community M'Chigeeng First Nation
Address 1110 Highway 551
M'Chigeeng, ON P0P 1G0
 
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Intersection Hwy 551 and Park Rd
Mailing Address PO Box 275 
M'Chigeeng, ON P0P 1G0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (20) Regional Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Department of Justice; Ministry of the Attorney General (MAG)