Court Diversion

Who we help:

Individuals 18 years and older, who have a serious mental illness and/or developmental delay and who come in contact with the criminal justice system.

How we help:

We can help by providing:

  • Diversion planning services                                                     a gavel sitting on the floor next to some medical bottles with scattered pills and a stethescope
  • Opportunity to have criminal charges stayed by the Crown
  • Short and long term support in recovery to prevent relapses
  • Support planning for victim compensation and damage repair
  • Community reintegration

Call: (613) 732-8770, extension 8006

Toll Free: 1-800-991-7711, extension 8006

24/7 Mental Health Crisis Line: 1-866-996-0991

For more information:

Download Court Diversion Info Sheet


Additional Resources:

CMHA Ontario - Justice Services
Ontario Review Board

Ontario Courts
Law Facts - A Legal Information Resource from Legal Aid Ontario

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