Native Counselling Services of Alberta

Youth Courtwork


Description
Provides support to Indigenous youth accused of a crime.

Service offers:

  • support to¬†Indigenous youth accused of a crime within the Criminal Justice System

Includes:

  • acting as a friend of the court to provide information to the court on community resources available
  • providing explanations to the accused in plain language
  • translation services where possible
  • entering pleas
  • speaking to sentence and adjournment
  • emotional support

Out - of - court support includes:

  • support for youth accused of crimes and victims of crime
  • advocacy
  • preparing cases
  • information about legal rights and court procedures
  • assistance with documentation and applications
Affiliation: Contracted with Alberta Justice and cost - shared by Justice Canada.
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • Indigenous youth
  • 17 years and younger
  • who are accused of a crime or a victim of crime
Application Process
Service Access: See below, To access service:
  • call for more information
  • or walk - in / drop - in
Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
403-329-6140
Fax
403-380-2562
Web Site
http://www.ncsa.ca
Languages
Blackfoot; Stoney
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: No
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: N/A - Other disabled access: N/A -
Legal Status
Registered Not-For-Profit
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
June 7, 2017
Address
1014 3 Avenue S
Lethbridge, AB, T1J 0J4
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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Tue
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Wed
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Thu
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Fri
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM