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Description & Services
Description (Service) Offers alternative to prosecution through community-based sanctions; if successful, the person does not have to return to court and does not have a criminal conviction registered
Provides the following programs or sanctions: 
  • Anger/Alcohol and Drug Awareness Program 
  • Community service hours 
  • Donation to an agency or organization 
  • Restitution to the victim 
  • Connects clients to local supports to address needs
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Algoma District
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
Individuals who have been charged with minor criminal offences 
  • Must be willing to accept responsibility for the actions that led to the charge 
  • Must be willing to make amends for their offence through an assigned task or "sanction" 
  • Must complete an agreement, which outlines the terms of sanctions to be met 
  • Sanction must be completed within a 90-day window
  • If notified by the Crown Attorney at the first court appearance that they are qualified to apply to the program, must meet with the JHS Direct Accountability Coordinator to determine eligibility 
  • Individuals can also ask their Counsel or Duty Counsel about their eligibility
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-759-1703
Toll Free Phone 1-855-759-1703
Fax 705-256-1809
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter, YouTube YouTube
Primary Contact Jackie Martin, Assistant Executive Director; Phone: 705-759-3389 ext 221; Email:
Alternate Contact Suzanne Lajambe, Executive Director; Phone: 705-759-3389 ext 222; Email:
Located In Community Sault Ste. Marie
Address 27 King St
Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6A 6K3
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of the Attorney General (MAG)