John Howard Society of Peel-Halton-Dufferin

Halton Youth Attendance Centre Program

A provision of the Youth Criminal Justice Act, this Non-Residential Attendance Centre assists youth in conflict with the law accept responsibility for their actions while helping them to become positive, pro-social contributing members of their communities.

• Young people participate in programs appropriate to their assessed needs, such as anger management, anti-violence programs, life skills, counselling, peer relationships and employment readiness.

• Programs may also include contact with families and community resources to support the young person.

• Young people who do not participate as required may be returned to youth court for further action.