Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa

Site: Ottawa

Service: Livius Sherwood Observation and Detention Unit

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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-523-5812 * 24-hour service
Fax 613-523-7679
E-Mail sherwood@ysb.ca
Website www.ysb.ca
Primary Contact Julie Bissell, Coordinator
Alternate Contact Melanie Bania, Director; Phone: 613-738-7776
Primary Executive Joanne Lowe, Executive Director; Phone: 613-729-1000; Email: jlowe@ysb.ca
Alternate Executive Jane Fjeld, Associate Executive Director; Email: jfjeld@ysb.ca
Address & Map
3000 Hawthorne Rd
Ottawa, ON K1V 8N4
 
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Physical Access Unknown
Description & Services
Description (Service) Short-term structured program for males (at the time of offense), who have been detained by a court order or ordered to serve a disposition of open custody. 
 
Case management plan is developed for each youth, and includes: regular schooling within the unit * life skills training * assessment of skills and strengths * counselling * case conferences to determine planning for discharge. * Youth also participate in a social skills and life skills programming which includes sessions on addictions * sexuality * self-esteem * anger management * job search * financial literacy * goal setting * problem solving *  
 
Open residence. It has two purposes: 
* Open Custody Facility, for youth ordered to serve a disposition under the Youth Criminal Justice Act 
* Place of Detention, for youth temporarily detained by the court
Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility Ages: 12 year(s) - 18 year(s) 
 
Males age 12 to 18 years old (at the time of offense)
Application Youth are referred to the unit by the courts, probation officers, the police or other detention/custody facilities.
Languages English ; French ; French - Designated Agency under the French Language Services Act
Fees None
Other Details
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Youth-Services-Bureau-of-Ottawa-Bureau-des-services-a-la-jeunesse/140687546265
Instagram Instagram: www.instagram.com/ysb.bsj
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/ysb_bsj
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/YSBOttawa
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Established 1960; Program: 1985
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children and Youth Services ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 108228545 RR0001
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Date Updated 05 Nov 2018
Subjects
Service Categories Anger Management ~ Adolescents ; Anger Management ~ Young Offenders ; Community Correctional Centres ~ Adolescents ; Juvenile/Youth Detention Centres ~ Young Offenders

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