Salvation Army (The)

Site: Ottawa - Elgin St

Service: Correctional and Justice Services Ottawa - Adult Pre-Charge Diversion Program

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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-234-7256
Crisis Phone 613-407-1399
Fax 613-233-3683
Primary Contact Emily Clarkson, Coordinator
Address & Map
Ottawa Court House
161 Elgin St, Rm 1059
Ottawa, ON K2P 2K1
Mailing Address 160 Chapel St 
Ottawa, ON
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Alternative to the criminal justice system for the person who has committed a non-violent, minor offense. 
The assessment interview is conducted in order to understand the reason(s) why the client committed the offense. This process allows the caseworker to address needs and concerns which led up to the errant behaviour. Single options could be utilized, or in some cases combinations could be used to more efficiently deal with the client's circumstances. 
Programs/options include: 
* Community Service Work 
* Shoplifting Prevention Program 
* Restitution 
* Letter of Apology/Donation 
* Other Referrals
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Areas Served Ottawa
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
Adults 18 years and older * no criminal record or outstanding charges * reasonable and probable grounds to lay a criminal charge * non-violent, minor offenses * offender must admit responsibility for the offense * assessment by the Diversion office
Application Referrals through the police
Languages English ; French ; Please note all programs and documentations are bilingual.
Fees Service - $100, sliding fee scale for those with a low income (2019)
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1908; The Salvation Army Correctional Services: 1920
Funding Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 107951618 RR0396 ; Fees
Elections The Board of Directors is appointed.
Print Material Pamphlets
Date Updated 28 Mar 2019
Service Categories Adult Diversion ; Community Service Orders ; Victim/Offender Mediation Programs

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