Durham Region, ON
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Community Justice Alternatives of Durham Region
Community Justice Alternatives of Durham Region is a non-profit agency funded by the Ontario Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services and assisted by donations from local churches, community groups, individuals and businesses. The Agency administers five programs:

Victim-Offender Reconciliation Program (VORP)
Community Service Order (C.S.O.)
Durham Community Mediation Program (DCMP)
Conflict, Anger, Learning Communication, and Mediation
Adult Justice Committee

These programs contribute toward the prevention of crime and the development of safer community by addressing social issues and the rehabilitation of offenders.
4-700 Finley Avenue
Ajax, ON, L1S 3Z2 Map
905-683-8615
Ages served: 12 years and up
Languages served: English
Fees: Yes
Area Served: Durham Region

Programs/Services Include...

Community Mediation Training and Restorative Justice Training
Community Mediation Skills Training Program
This training was established to assist Durham Region residents in resolving conflict through the process of mediation. Both Level 1 and Level 2 Mediation Training courses are available over 21 hours of Theoretical/Skills Training to the public. Upon successful achievement each participant receives a certificate which recognizes this mediation skill.

Referrals to CJA’s Durham Community Mediation Program (DCMP) come from Durham Regional Police, Durham School Boards, By-Law Offices, Housing and the community residents.

Restorative Justice Training Program
This training was established to assist Durham Region residents in resolving conflict through the process of mediation Restorative Justice. Training courses offer Restorative Justice Training over 21 hours of Theoretical/Skills Training to the public. Upon successful achievement each participant receives a certificate which recognizes this mediation skill.

Referrals to CJA’s Victim Offender Reconciliation Program (VORP) come from the Courts and Youth Justice Committees.

Successful participants of the training program are eligible to enter an application and interview process. Upon approval they may be selected to join CJA’s volunteer roster of diverse volunteers from the community. The roster is use to serve the mediation program at Community Justice Alternatives.
4-700 Finley Avenue
Ajax, ON, L1S 3Z2 Map
905-683-8615
Ages served: All ages
Languages served: English
Fees: None
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Last modified Mar 11, 2009 5:10pm
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