Youth Courtworkers

NCSA Courtworkers are heavily involved in finding alternative and restorative justice services for youth.

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Our Youth Courtworker services are status-blind and provided free of charge and include:

  • in-court client support
  • finding alternative justice solutions
  • plain-language explanations of court procedures
  • entering pleas
  • speaking to sentence and adjournment
  • emotional support to youth throughout the court process.

We also provide numerous out-of-court services:

  • client intakes (interviews, needs assessments, documentation)
  • preparing cases, including documentation, statistics, court briefs and reports
  • providing information on the nature of specific charges, rights, court procedures, roles and responsibilities, court etiquette
  • assisting in accessing documented information
  • providing written submissions when speaking to sentence on behalf of accused
  • providing assistance with Legal Aid applications

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