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Native Courtworkers

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Services

Legal

THE NATIVE COURTWORKER PROGRAM Courtworkers assist aboriginal people that are involved in the criminal justice system to ensure they fully understand their rights and responsibilities before the law. NATIVE FAMILY & YOUTH ADVOCATE PROGRAM This program aids families in the process of family reunification by assisting with apprehension and access custody orders. THROUGH AN ABORIGINAL LENS PROGRAM In partnership with the Asante Centre, this program creates an awareness and understanding of the intersection of an FASD diagnosis with justice involvement among aboriginal youth. ADDITIONAL PROGRAMS Our justice services also include Downtown Community Court (DCC) (“Read more” tab that links to DCC page) and Aboriginal Women’s Right to Be Safe Guide

Medical

ALCOHOL & DRUG OUTPATIENT PROGRAM This outpatient service provides counselling for aboriginal people with addiction issues. ABORIGINAL DETOX FOLLOW-UP SUPPORT PROGRAM This outreach service coaches aboriginal people with addictions on the skills needed to prevent continued addiction. HIV PREVENTION PROGRAM In partnership with AIDS Vancouver, this program addresses the health disparities for aboriginal people at risk of acquiring HIV/AIDS in the Vancouver Coastal Health region.

Learning

EDUCATION AND TRAINING PROGRAM Our employees are trained to provide workshops and training to criminal justice personnel on aboriginal cultural traditions, values, languages, socio-economic conditions and related issues. HIGH RISK ABORIGINAL YOUTH PROGRAM Called “Changing Directions In Support of Aboriginal Youth”, this program supports high risk aboriginal youth aged 12 to 18 that live in the Nanaimo and Williams Lake area. The program implements a method called “Wraparound”, which helps youth minimize criminal behaviour. PRINCE GEORGE WOMEN’S PROJECT Called “First Line of Defense: Strengthening Aboriginal Women”, this project provides a comprehensive, culturally sensitive service to aboriginal women who have experienced domestic violence and are at various levels of rebuilding their lives and the lives of their children.

207 – 1999 Marine Drive North, Vancouver, BC

Call: 604 985 8933

Website: www.nccabc.ca/

Hours

Monday:
09:00AM to 04:30PM
Tuesday:
09:00AM to 04:30PM
Wednesday:
09:00AM to 04:30PM
Thursday:
09:00AM to 04:30PM
Friday:
09:00AM to 04:30PM
Saturday:
CLOSED
Sunday:
CLOSED
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Last Updated

Fri, 22 Feb 2019