Indigenous Justice Program

The Indigenous Justice Program supports Indigenous community-based justice programs that offer alternatives to mainstream justice processes in appropriate circumstances.

Objectives of the Indigenous Justice Program:

The Indigenous Justice Program consists of two funding components:

Official Languages

In support of Section 41 of the Official Languages Act the Department of Justice is committed to facilitating the participation of official language minority communities and their organizations in the development and assessment of the Department’s policies, programs and services having significant impact on the development of the communities; and, to taking measures to ensure that the Department’s programs and services reach official language minority communities. In the context of project funding, these measures include:

Publications and Resources

Indigenous Justice Program Publications and Resources


Terms and Conditions for Contributions under the Indigenous Justice Program

Terms and Conditions for Grants under the Indigenous Justice Program

Evaluation Summary PDF Version

Evaluation Final Report PDF Version

Recidivism Study & Costing Analysis PDF Version


Evaluation of the Aboriginal Justice Strategy PDF Version

Other Publications and Resources

Contribution Funds for Non-Governmental Organizations, a Handbook

This guide is designed as a reference tool to help funding recipients better understand and comply with the financial requirements described in contribution agreements. It is recommended that recipients review this handbook at the onset of their funding agreements.

Contact Information

The Indigenous Justice Program
Department of Justice
284 Wellington Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H8
Tel: (613) 941-4193
Fax: (613) 954-4893

Regional Coordinators

Newfoundland and Labrador, Quebec, Nunavut
284 Wellington Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H8
Tel: (613) 957-3706
Fax: (613) 954-4893

Ontario, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island
284 Wellington Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H8
Tel: (613) 941-0385
Fax: (613) 954-4893

Saskatchewan, Manitoba
410-22nd Street East, Suite 410
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7K 5T6
Tel: (306) 529-0516
Fax: (306) 975-5116

British Columbia
Robson Court 900-840 Howe Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2S9
Tel: (604) 666-6009
Fax: (604) 666-7121

Yukon, Northwest Territories, Alberta
310-300 Main Street
Whitehorse, YT Y1A 2B5
Tel: (867) 393-7973
Fax: (867) 393-7951