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Toronto Regional HSJCC

Goals and Key Commitments:

The T-HSJCC works collaboratively:

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

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

Specific Objectives:

The T-HSJCC works collaboratively:

To assist in facilitating communication through effective linkages among health, criminal justice and social service sectors, and between local committees.

To assist in identifying issues with respect to service delivery and capacity.

To assist in addressing issues such as access to and duplication of services.

To consult with local committees to determine predominant issues.

To assist in coordinating regional training opportunities for all sectors involved in serving the target population.

To assist in providing informed input and advice concerning research, system design, planning, program implementation, and resource allocation to the partner ministries.