Indigenous Family Courtwork Program

Native Counselling Services of Alberta


Description
Provides support to Indigenous people accused within the Criminal Justice System.

Service offers:

  • support to Indigenous people accused within the Criminal Justice System by providing services in and out of court 

In-court services include:

  • acting as a friend of the court to provide information to the court about community resources available
  • translation services (where possible)
  • entering pleas
  • speaking to sentence and adjournment
  • emotional support

Out-of-court services include:

  • support to Indigenous people accused of crimes and Indigneous victims of crime
  • conducting client intakes and preparing for cases
  • information on legal rights
  • assistance filling out forms, applications, and documents
Affiliation: Contracted with Alberta Justice and cost-shared by Justice Canada.
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to: 
  • Indigenous adults
  • accused of a criminal crime or a victim of crime
Application Process
Service Access: See below,
  • contact for more information
Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
780-675-9495
Fax
780-675-5252
Web Site
http://www.ncsa.ca
Languages
English
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
4903 50 Street
Athabasca, AB, T9S 1E2
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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