Disclosure of Grant and Contribution Awards

Grant and Contribution Details: 2015-2016 - 2nd Quarter
Recipient Name: NATIVE COURTWORKER AND COUNSELLING ASSOCIATION OF BRITISH COLUMBIA, THE
Location: North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Date: 2015-07-29
Value: $44,058.00
Type: Contribution
Purpose: The Native Courtworker and Counselling Association of British Columbia has entered into a funding agreement with the Department of Justice Canada to organize and deliver the "Renewing our Response" Project. The objective of the project is to build on previous capacity building funding to improve the collaboration between Aboriginal Restorative Justice Workers and Native Courtworkers. The theme "Renewing our Response" will build upon existing collaborative measures between Aboriginal Restorative Justice Workers and Native Courtworkers throughout British Columbia to positively impact accessibility for both groups' clients to coordinate justice support on emerging community justice-related issues inclusive of all aspects of social, legal and health justice. Activities include: Create an 8 member Advisory Committee; 4 face-to-face facilitated meetings to review findings from 2014; and the Development of a medium-term planning outline. Native Courtworkers and Aboriginal Restorative Justice Workers together will build bridges linking their respective efforts, the main stream justice system and Aboriginal communities, based on strong governance and operational principles in order to best serve Aboriginal offenders in British Columbia experiencing conflict all along the justice continuum (pre-charge to post-incarceration reintegration)
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