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Organization: youturn - Youth Support Services  
Phone Numbers: 613-789-0123
Toll-Free: 1-877-469-6650
TTY: 613-735-2257
Fax: 613-789-1350
250 City Centre Ave, Ste 303
Ottawa, ON
K1R 6K7
Intersection: City Centre Ave and Albert St
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Fri 8:30 am-3:30 pm * after hours emergency services
Executives: Katherine Neff - Executive Director
613-789-0123 ext 227 *
Leigh Couture - Associate Executive Director
613-789-0123 ext 228 *
Public Contacts: Louise Burness - Coordinator of Office Management
613-789-0123 ext 221 *
Service Description: Services for young offenders
  • Community Support Team: provides individualized community-based counselling services to youth and their families.
  • Intensive Support Supervision Program: intensive and comprehensive community based treatment program.
  • A Different Street: community-based residential treatment program
  • St. John Bosco Achievement Center: ducational program for youth that have struggled in a regular school setting and cannot for various reasons, attend mainstream or alternative programs
  • Youth in Transition Worker: supports youth in their successful transition out of the child welfare system into adulthood
  • Collaborative Problem Solving (CPS) Parent Group Therapy: eight session program run by trained facilitators certified in CPS
  • Supporting Families Program: community based intervention to youth involved in gang activities and adheres to a holistic service model that includes incorporating families into the service planning
  • On Point Program: Gang Prevention and Intervention services, community based counselling and supports to youth who are involved in or vulnerable to gangs * delivered in partnership with the John Howard Society of Ottawa
  • Next Chapter Program: community based specialized supports and services for young people who are vulnerable to or survivors of human trafficking

Fees: None
Application: Clients are referred by Courts and Probation Services * some programs receive referrals from any source, including youth self-referral
Eligibility / Target Population: * Community Service Team: 12-17 year old male and female youth in conflict with the law who are serving a custody disposition or on probation and at high risk of offending again in the community
* Intensive Support Supervision Program: high-risk young persons presenting mental health and justice issues
* A Different Street: young maless 16-20 years old who have been recently released from custody and who are homeless
* St. John Bosco Achievement Center: Youth who are already in Intensive Support Supervision Program, Community Service Team and A Different Street program
* Youth in Transition Program: youth 16-24 years old
* Supporting Families: youth 12-20 years old
* Gang Prevention/Intervention Program: youth 12-20 years old
* Next Chapter Program: youth 12-25 years old
Languages: English * French
Area Served:
Ottawa (City of) ; Prescott and Russell United Counties ; Renfrew County ; Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties  
See Also: Criminal Justice Outreach

This information was last completely updated on March 20, 2018

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Updated March 20, 2018
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