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Contact Information
Office Phone 905-522-4446
Fax 905-524-2223
Primary Contact Kim Gibson-Chalmers , Manager, Youth Services; Phone: ext 230; Email:
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Primary Executive Ruth Greenspan, Executive Director; Phone: ext 224; Email:
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Provides direct service to youths who are involved in the Criminal Justice System, who are at risk of becoming involved and/or their families.  
Services include: 
Aggression Management Program 
Choices: Cognitive Skills For Youth At Risk 
Crime Prevention Program 
Extrajudicial Measures Program 
Extrajudicial Sanctions Program 
Hamilton Youth Drug Diversion Program (HYDDP) 
Neighbourhood Clean Team Program 
Family Support Program 
Youth Justice Committee 
Non-Residential Attendance Centre (NRAC) 
Gang Prevention Resource Guide 
Restorative Justice Project 
HWDSB Cognitive Programming Initiative 
HWDSB Youth Worker Contract for the Grade 12 and 12+ initiative and the Urban Priorities Initiative 
Hamilton Youth Drug Diversion Program (HYDDP) 
YARD (Youth at Risk Development) Program 
Restorative Justice Project 
Beasley Youth Asset Development Initiative 
Foundation Program 
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Burlington ; Hamilton (City of) ; and surrounding area
Eligibility Ages: 12 year(s) - 23 year(s)
Application Contact for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services
Fees Program ; None ; Some programs are free, some are fee-based and offered on a sliding scale
Site Information
Located In Community Hamilton East
Address & Map
654 Barton St E
Hamilton, ON L8L 3A2
Intersection Sherman Ave N and Barton St E
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Abuse / Assault ; Emergency / Crisis ; Mental Health / Addictions ; Youth
HCSD Sub Heading Justice / Mental Health Programs ; Victims of Abuse Support Programs ; Victims of Crime Support Programs ; Youth Advocacy / Legal Help ; Youth Mental Health Resources ; Youth Mental Health Services
Service Categories Alcohol Use Disorder Education/Prevention ~ At Risk Youth ; Anger Management ~ Adolescents ; Bullying Prevention ~ Adolescents ; Cognitive Behavioural Therapy ~ Anger/Violence Issues ; Community Service Orders ; Conflict Resolution Training ~ Adolescents ; Drug Use Disorder Education/Prevention ~ At Risk Youth ; Intensive Supervision of Offenders ; Juvenile Delinquency Prevention ; Juvenile Diversion ; Leadership Development ~ At Risk Youth ; Tobacco Use Education/Prevention ; Victim/Offender Mediation Programs ~ Offenders ; Victim/Offender Mediation Programs ~ Offenders ~ Young Offenders ; Youth Violence Prevention

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