Essex County Diversion Program

Site: Windsor - Drouillard Rd

Service: Youth Diversion - Youth Outreach Program

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Record #: WIN1964 Last Modified: 15 Sep 2014 Last Full Update: 16 Oct 2013
Contact Information
Office Phone519-253-3340
Primary ContactJoana Conrad, Executive Director
Agency Information
Agency DescriptionEssex County Diversion Program Inc. serves young people across Windsor and Essex County through community-based programs which support youth who are experiencing difficulties at home, school or with the law.
Service Level(50) Non Profit
Agency Services
Description and Service Details
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
Site Information
Site LocationGino A Marcus Bldg
Located In CommunityWindsor West
Address & Map
Gino A Marcus Building
1168 Drouillard Rd
Windsor, ON N8Y 2R1
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IntersectionDrouillard Rd and Wyandotte St E
AccessibilityPartially Accessible - Parking, Entrance
Other Details
Print MaterialProgram pamphlets