Youth Justice Act

This program provides individual, family, and group counselling for youth in the Fort St John and Dawson Creek areas who are involved in the Criminal Justice System.

Youths can be referred through the Dawson Creek and Fort St. John Probation Offices and may self refer if they are on a Youth Probation Order or an Alternative Measures Agreement.

PROGRAM FOCUS

Youth involved with the Criminal Justice System receive assessment and treatment services that address risk to re-offend, mental health needs, and  psychological and social functioning.

Individual/group counselling may include:

  • Family and peer relationships.
  • Social skills.
  • Self-esteem.
  • Anger management.
  • Exploration of cycle of offending behaviours.
  • Setting up a relapse prevention plan.

CONTACT

For further information about this service, or to access the program please contact the Youth Justice Act Counsellor at 250-785-6021 Ext 233 in Fort St. John or 250-782-2004 in Dawson Creek, or email: YJA@communitybridge.ca

This Program is funded by The Ministry for Children & Family Development.



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