John Howard Society of Thunder Bay & District

Remote Community Intervention Program

The Remote Community Intervention Program works in partnership with First Nation Communities to assist  youth in conflict with the law and their families. The program is currently being delivered in Eabemetoong First Nation, Weagamow Lake First Nation, Webequie First Nation and Long Lake #58 First Nation.

Each community has a Remote Intervention Support Worker that works closely with youth to support them through their completion of court ordered sanctions. The Support Workers facilitate culturally appropriate programming and activities that engage youth in addition to promoting positive responses to the challenges the youth face in the community. Our Aboriginal Youth Counsellor also provides clinical counseling to youth from these communities.