HSJCC Objectives

a) Committee’s over all goals and key commitments:

  • To identify both service and service coordination gaps at the local level
  • To establish a continuum of care delivery model through partnership agreements and protocols
  • To coordinate and facilitate communication, joint problem-solving and planning efforts
  • To develop creative local solutions to problems or issues through more effective service coordination

b) Committee’s specific objectives:

  • To improve Police & Mental Health/Human Services collaboration
  • To identify and address education & training needs of committee and community and to share opportunities
  • To identify and address emerging issues and gaps
  • To participate in provincial, regional and local training opportunities
  • To monitor and address emerging issues in the courts
  • To support youth with mental health issues in the criminal justice system