North Bay Indian Friendship Centre

Site: North Bay Indian Friendship Centre

Service: Aboriginal Courtworker Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Alternate e-mail: ccw@nbifc.org
Description (Service) Designed to assist Aboriginal People experiencing criminal, youth criminal, child welfare and family court matters
 
  • Helps 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 
  • Provides guidance, support, advocacy, and helps clients understand their rights and responsibilities under the law
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Nipissing District
Eligibility Urban Aboriginal, M├ętis or Inuit individuals involved in the court system or with a Children's Aid Society
Application Call for information
Languages English
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Family Court Worker: 705-472-2811 Ext 206 
Criminal Court Worker: 705-472-2811 Ext 207
Fax 705-472-5251
E-Mail fcw@nbifc.org
Website www.nbifc.org
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Located In Community North Bay
Address 980 Cassells St
North Bay, ON P1B 4A6
 
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Intersection Cassels St and Fifth Ave W
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres