Leeds-Grenville County Local HSJCC

HSJCC Objectives

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

Provide leadership for local initiatives which support implementation of the government’s policy framework for individuals who come in contact with the criminal-justice system and have needs that can be met by regional human service systems.

b) Committee’s specific objectives:

· Ensure availability of effective and efficient resources for people with specific needs through advocacy and collaboration.

· Increased understanding of court diversion and support.

· To be a leader in training initiatives related to human services and justice populations including initiatives such as LEAD training.

· To bring forth local concerns to regional planning table (i.e. ER wait times, standard language between police and mental health professionals)

· To support attendance at educational and training initiatives

· Identifying service gaps

· To align with provincial and regional goals and initiatives