Essex County Diversion Program

Youth Outreach Program

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Record #: WIN1964 Last Modified: 22 Nov 2013 Last Full Update: 16 Oct 2013
Located In CommunityWindsor West
AddressGino A Marcus Building
1168 Drouillard Rd
Windsor, ON N8Y 2R1
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AccessibilityPartially Accessible - Parking, Entrance
IntersectionDrouillard Rd and Wyandotte St E
Contact Information
Office Phone519-253-3340
Primary ContactJoana Conrad, Executive Director
Description & Services
DescriptionRebound Life Choices- 10 week social skills group for youth who show signs of being at-risk of dropping out of school, being in trouble with the law or having difficulties with parents/teen interaction. Topics include communication skills, decision making, goal setting, teamwork, anger management, peer pressure, self respect, drug awareness, bullying and the law. 
M.E.S.S.A.G.E- Learn about the dangers and consequences of "Sexting", self exploitation, cyber bullying and harassment. (Females Only)  
R.E.S.P.E.C.T- Learn about the legal ramifications of "Sexting", sexual exploitation, harassment, ethical conduce and healthy relationships. (Males Only) 
Beyond Bullying Program- An educational program that teaches youth about the devastating consequences as well as the legal consequences of bullying. Teaches youth how to use alternative methods to resolve conflicts.  
Teen Intervene- A Brief Substance Abuse intervention that identifies the reason for why teens are using drugs and alcohol and learn new ways to make healthier choices. (Prevention/Early Intervention) 
Substance Abuse Program- Comprehensive cognitive behavioural treatment model. 12 Week individual program (1 hour weekly sessions), that explores underlying areas of vulnerability, raising awareness of consequences, understanding anger, fear and anxiety, relapse prevention, coping skills, healthy relationships healthy boundaries, building motivation, becoming a stronger person, goal setting, instilling safety nets for the future.  
L.O.S.S. Program- Educating young people on the consequences and impact of shoplifting.  
Youth Justice Committee Forum- A one time only mediation session between the victim and victimizer and their parents. Gives the victimizer an opportunity to be accountable for their action and better understand how their actions can be hurtful.  
Conducts community presentations to local schools and agencies.
HoursMon-Fri: 8:30 am-4:30 pm; 
Some availability on nights and weekends when needed
Areas ServedEssex County
EligibilityAges: 12 year(s) - 17 year(s)
ApplicationReferrals accepted from Youth (Self Referrals), Parents, Schools or Community Partners
Print MaterialProgram pamphlets
Supplementary Info
Alternate NameSexting ; Stealing ; Substance Abuse ; Theft ; Youth ; Youth Diversion ; Youth Outreach
Service Level(50) Non Profit