North West Regional HSJCC

HSJCC Objectives

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

The following overall goals are taken directly from the North West Regional HSJCC Terms of Reference dated January 21, 2015

· To provide a planning table to bring together service providers to find solutions to the problem of criminalization of people with the defined unique needs, and

To develop a model of shared responsibility and accountability in dealing with this group of offenders at points of intersection with the justice system.

b) Committee’s specific objectives:

The following objectives are taken directly from the North West Regional HSJCC Terms of Reference dated January 21, 2015

· Assist in supporting an integrated, coordinated and seamless service delivery system that meets the needs of this client population and supports community safety

· Facilitate communication through effective linkages among Ministries of Health and Long Term Care, Criminal Justice, Adult/Youth mental health services and social service sectors, and between the district committees

· Identify issues with respect to service delivery and capacity

· Identify issues such as access to and duplication of services

· Support and consult with district committees to determine challenges and local issues

· Share promising best/emerging practices

Provide informed input and advise to relevant bodies concerning research, system design, planning, program implementation and resource allocation