Youth Courtwork

Native Counselling Services of Alberta


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 drop in

Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
403-237-7850
Fax
403-237-7850
Web Site
http://www.ncsa.ca
Email
calgary@ncsa.ca
Languages
Blackfoot; English; Stoney
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: No


Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Wheelchair access is on the left side of the entrance to the building. Accessible washroom is located on the main floor.
Other disabled access: No -
Topic(s)
Last Verified On
August 18, 2023
Address
910 7 Avenue SW
Calgary, AB, T2P 3N8
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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:30 AM to 04:30 PM
Tue
08:30 AM to 04:30 PM
Wed
08:30 AM to 04:30 PM
Thu
08:30 AM to 04:30 PM
Fri
08:30 AM to 04:30 PM

Closed 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM. Closed statutory holidays.