Youth Justice Committees of Ontario - Northwestern Ontario

Site: Thunder Bay Indian Friendship Centre

Service: Thunder Bay Youth Justice Committee

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Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Brings together victims with young people alleged to have committed non-violent offences and their parents to negotiate an appropriate way for the young person to make amends for his or her actions  
  • Provides an alternative to formal court proceedings 
  • Provides an increased role for victims and communities in dealing with minor offences committed by persons who are prepared to be accountable
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Thunder Bay
Eligibility Ages: 12 year(s) - 17 year(s) 
  • Aboriginal youth who have committed a minor, first-time offense 
  • Must be willing to participate in the program 
  • Must be aware of their options and rights and be prepared to be accountable
  • Must be referred by police or the Crown
Languages English
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-345-5840
Fax 807-344-8945
Primary Contact Dwayne Elliott, Program Coordinator; Phone: 807-345-5840 ext 250; Email:
Site Location North Ward
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 401 Cumberland St N
Thunder Bay, ON P7A 4P7
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Intersection Cumberland St N and Clavet St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of the Attorney General (MAG)