Disclosure of Grant and Contribution Awards

Grant and Contribution Details: 2015-2016 - 4th Quarter
Recipient Name: ELIZABETH METIS SETTLEMENT
Location: Cold Lake, Alberta, Canada
Date: 2016-02-01
Value: $82,588.00
Type: Contribution
Purpose: The Elizabeth Métis Settlement has entered into a funding agreement with the Department of Justice Canada to operate the The Elizabeth Métis Settlement Community Justice Program. The Elizabeth Métis Settlement Community Justice Program is targeted at enhancing awareness and understanding of justice issues in the settlement; to implement justice diversion; to have an operating youth justice committee; and also to provide a framework to address the diverse issues that affect individuals and their families who are involved in or at risk of entering the justice system. Partnerships are secured with government agencies and service providers to jointly address these issues and provide support in a truly holistic, culturally sensitive and safe manner. Objectives of the program include to enhance client focus and support through the justice system; facilitating education to promote awareness that will assist in preventative factors for related issues within the community; increasing capacity of justice workers and committees with a culturally sensitive and holistic approach; developing an evaluation process to measure successes and gaps wihtin the justice program; and working with the RCMP, judge and crown on justice diversion and pre-sentencing.
Comments: Multi-year Project: from 20152016 to 20162017
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