Essex County Diversion Program

Site: Windsor - Provincial Rd

Service: Youth Outreach Program

Contact Information
Office Phone 519-253-3340
Fax 519-253-6476
E-Mail executivedirector@essexcountydiversion.com
Website www.ecyouthdiversion.ca
Social Media Facebook
Primary Contact Joanna Conrad, Executive Director; Phone: * ext 225; Email: executivedirector@essexcountydiversion.com
Alternate Contact Jessica Busi, Youth Outreach Coordinator & Addictions Counselor; Phone: ext 222; Email: jbusi@essexcountydiversion.com
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Rebound 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.  
 
Community presentations available for a fee to local schools and agencies.
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Essex County ; Windsor
Eligibility Ages: 12 year(s) - 17 year(s)
Application Referrals accepted from Youth (Self Referrals), Parents, Schools or Community Partners
Languages English
Fees None
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Essex 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.
Established 1980
Funding Provincial - Ontario Trillium Foundation
Agency Services
Site Information
Located In Community Windsor
Address & Map
1821 Provincial Rd
Windsor, ON N8W 5V7
Intersection Provincial Rd and Walker Rd
Accessibility Partially Accessible - Parking, Entrance
Topics
Service Categories Alcohol Abuse Education/Prevention ~ At Risk Youth ; Bullying Prevention ~ At Risk Youth ; Drug Abuse Education/Prevention ~ At Risk Youth ; Internet Safety Education ~ Adolescents ; Juvenile/Youth Delinquency Diversion Counselling ; Shoplifting Prevention ~ At Risk Youth ; Social Skills Training ~ At Risk Youth ; Substance Abuse Counselling ~ At Risk Youth ; Victim/Offender Mediation Programs ~ Young Offenders
Other Details
Print Material Program pamphlets, brochures, website