Kootenays Service

INTENSIVE SUPPORT AND SUPERVISION PROGRAM

WHAT IS THE INTENSIVE SUPPORT AND SUPERVISION PROGRAM?

THE INTENSIVE SUPPORT AND SUPERVISION PROGRAM COMPONENT PROVIDES AN ALTERNATIVE-TO-CUSTODY SENTENCING OPTION FOR YOUTH IN CONFLICT WITH THE LAW, AND/OR SUPPORTS THE RE-INTEGRATION OF YOUNG OFFENDERS IN THE COMMUNITY FOLLOWING A PERIOD IN CUSTODY; ASSISTING YOUTH TO ADDRESS FACTORS LEADING TO THEIR ILLEGAL BEHAVIOURS AND IMPROVE THEIR FUNCTIONING IN THE COMMUNITY. SUPPORT AND MONITORING IS PROVIDED TO YOUTH IN COMPLYING WITH THE CONDITIONS OF THEIR PROBATION ORDER, AND THE SERVICE ASSISTS THE YOUTH PROBATION TEAM IN PROVIDING SUPERVISION TO HIGH-RISK YOUNG OFFENDERS IN THE COMMUNITY.
THE FOCUS IS TO HELP THE YOUTH INCREASE THEIR:

What services do we provide?

HOW TO ACCESS THIS SERVICE?

Duration of service is typically outlined by the judicial system as an alternative sentence.

HOW LONG DOES THE INTENSIVE SUPPORT AND SUPERVISION PROGRAM WORK WITH YOUTH?

Duration and frequency of service depends on the individual needs and goals of each youth.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Kelly Stewart, Program Director (Kelowna Penticton)
250 763 2977
kstewart@arcprograms.com

Jen Mair, Program Coordinator (Kootenays)
250 365-5800
jmair@arcprograms.com
THE YOUTH SERVICES PROGRAM PROVIDES CASE MANAGEMENT/SERVICE COORDINATION AND SUPPORT SERVICES TO: ASSIST HOMELESS/HIGH-RISK YOUTH TO ADDRESS PERSONAL BARRIERS TO BECOMING INDEPENDENT; AND/OR SUPPORT SEXUALLY EXPLOITED YOUTH TO REDUCE THEIR INVOLVEMENT IN SEXUAL EXPLOITATION RELATED ACTIVITIES. THE PROGRAM SUPPORTS YOUTH ON YOUTH AGREEMENTS THROUGH THE MINISTRY FOR CHILD AND FAMILY DEVELOPMENT.
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