John Howard Society of Hamilton, Burlington & Area

Site: John Howard Society of Hamilton, Burlington & Area Office

Service: Federal Adult Diversion Program

Record #: IMP0253
Last Full Update: 11 Mar 2024

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Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

The Adult Diversion program diverts selected offenders from the normal court process, while still being accountable for their offence. Upon successful completion of the Adult Diversion Agreement, all further criminal proceedings relating to the charge against the offender will be terminated.


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Areas Served Burlington ; Hamilton (City of)
Eligibility Persons must be 18 years of age on the date of the alleged offence 
The offence must fall within the schedule of offences acceptable for the deiversion 
The Crown Prosecutor must grant the individual the opportunity to enter the program based on severity of offence, prior police contact and involvement with the Criminal Justice System

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Languages Some translation services may be available.
Fees Program There is a fee for this program. Fees assessed on a sliding scale based on income and other factors.

Site Information

Located In Community Hamilton
Address & Map
654 Barton St E
Hamilton, ON
Canada L8L 3A2
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Physical Access Fully Accessible

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Mental Health / Addictions
HCSD Sub Heading Justice / Mental Health Programs
Service Categories Adult Diversion

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